Re: Wihen you go to File, TurboTax will tell you w...
KatrinaLO
Intuit Alumni

After you file

The IRS requires your 2018 AGI to verify your identity for e-filing. If you're paper-filing your return, you won't need your AGI because those are manually processed.

The best place to get last year's AGI is from the 1040 form you filed for 2018. Look on page 2, line 7. If you filed a 1040NR, it'll be on line 35. You won't find your AGI on your W-2 or 1099 form because those forms don't take into account over a dozen above-the-line deductions that go into calculating your AGI.


Please see the FAQ below for more information:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/agi/help/how-do-i-find-last-year-s-agi/00/25947

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