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How can I prove that I e-filed before the May 17 deadline?

As long as you transmit your return before midnight, May 17, your return is considered timely filed even if it takes a few days to get accepted.

The Electronic Postmark is a timestamp of when your return was transmitted. Here's how to print out a hard copy for your records:


Sign in to retrieve your filing status history. You can then capture a screenshot or print it out from your web browser.

With your return open in TurboTax, select Electronic Filing > Show Electronic Filing Status History from the File menu. From here, you can print out a copy.

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