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jonmccall10
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Sent in amendment for 2017 on Feb 6th and have not seen a reply or any communication back - should I reach out to someone to make sure this is being processed

 
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xmasbaby0
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Sent in amendment for 2017 on Feb 6th and have not seen a reply or any communication back - should I reach out to someone to make sure this is being processed

Did you print, sign and mail a Form 1040X?  Amended returns have to be mailed; they cannot be e-filed.


A 1040X cannot be e-filed.  It must be printed and mailed.  It will take about 3-4 months for the IRS to process an amended return.  It is a good idea to use a mailing service that will track it, like UPS or certified mail, so you will know it was received.

Wait about 3 weeks from mailing and you can check the status of your amended return:

https://www.irs.gov/Filing/Individuals/Amended-Returns-(Form-1040-X)/Wheres-My-Amended-Return-1

https://www.irs.gov/filing/individuals/amended-returns-form-1040-x/amended-return-frequently-asked-q...


**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

Sent in amendment for 2017 on Feb 6th and have not seen a reply or any communication back - should I reach out to someone to make sure this is being processed

Did you print, sign and mail a Form 1040X?  Amended returns have to be mailed; they cannot be e-filed.


A 1040X cannot be e-filed.  It must be printed and mailed.  It will take about 3-4 months for the IRS to process an amended return.  It is a good idea to use a mailing service that will track it, like UPS or certified mail, so you will know it was received.

Wait about 3 weeks from mailing and you can check the status of your amended return:

https://www.irs.gov/Filing/Individuals/Amended-Returns-(Form-1040-X)/Wheres-My-Amended-Return-1

https://www.irs.gov/filing/individuals/amended-returns-form-1040-x/amended-return-frequently-asked-q...


**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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