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jezzie345
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If i print out tax return do i have to sign where it says to sign

 
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xmasbaby0
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If i print out tax return do i have to sign where it says to sign

If your intent is to file by mail instead of e-filing, then yes, you have to use a pen and sign by the black arrow next to the words "Sign Here."  If you neglect to sign it the IRS will send it back to you for your signature.

.  When you mail a tax return, you need to attach any documents showing tax withheld, such as your W-2’s or any 1099’s.  Use a mailing service that will track it, such as UPS or certified mail so you will know the IRS received the return.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

If i print out tax return do i have to sign where it says to sign

If your intent is to file by mail instead of e-filing, then yes, you have to use a pen and sign by the black arrow next to the words "Sign Here."  If you neglect to sign it the IRS will send it back to you for your signature.

.  When you mail a tax return, you need to attach any documents showing tax withheld, such as your W-2’s or any 1099’s.  Use a mailing service that will track it, such as UPS or certified mail so you will know the IRS received the return.

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
jezzie345
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If i print out tax return do i have to sign where it says to sign

It’s telling me to send my federal and state to two diff address so and I only have one copy of my w-2s
xmasbaby0
Level 15

If i print out tax return do i have to sign where it says to sign

Yes--you mail federal and state to different addresses.  If you only have one copy --that is unusual since normally a W-2 includes several copies--then use a copy machine and make copies to mail with your state if the state requires it.  Some states want a copy, some do not.  And you should ALWAYS keep a copy of your W-2 for yourself.
**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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