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nr42397
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A CPA recommended I start over (I had low income, but TurboTax was charging for service due to the way a startup with no income was written). I did but can’t restart now!

I had expected to be paid for the service (for 2019), so waited until late to file. I was filing for the 1095A (marketplace)
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xmasbaby0
Level 15

A CPA recommended I start over (I had low income, but TurboTax was charging for service due to the way a startup with no income was written). I did but can’t restart now!

Sorry but it is too late for you to start a 2019 tax return using online TurboTax now.  The deadline to start a new return online was on October 15, 2020.  Online for 2019 is closing down to transition to online software for 2020 returns.  The only way to use TurboTax software for a 2019 return now is to use a paid version of desktop software downloaded to a full PC or Mac.  Or you can use the forms from the IRS and prepare them yourself by hand to mail in.

 

Online preparation and e-filing for 2017, 2018 and 2019 is permanently closed.

To file a return for a prior tax year

If you need to prepare a return for 2017, 2018, or 2019 you can purchase and download desktop software to do it, then print, sign,  and mail the return(s)

https://turbotax.intuit.com/personal-taxes/past-years-products/

You may also want to explore purchasing the software from various retailers such as Amazon, Costco, Best Buy, Walmart, Sam’s, etc.

Remember to prepare your state return as well—if you live in a state that has a state income tax.

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/state received the return.

Federal and state returns must be in separate envelopes and they are mailed to different addresses.  Read the mailing instructions that print with your tax return carefully so you mail them to the right addresses.

 

Note:  The desktop software you need to prepare the prior year return must be installed/downloaded to a full PC or Mac.  It cannot be used on a mobile device.

 

If you are getting a refund, there is not a penalty for filing past the deadline.  If you owe taxes, the interest/penalties will be calculated by the IRS based on how much you owe and when they receive your return and payment. The IRS will bill you for this; it will not be calculated by TurboTax.

 

 

 

The tax forms for 2019 include a Form 1040 and three possible extra “Schedules”:

 

 

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1040gi.pdf

 

 

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040.pdf 

 

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040s1.pdf

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040s2.pdf 

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040s3.pdf 

**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.**
fanfare
Level 15

A CPA recommended I start over (I had low income, but TurboTax was charging for service due to the way a startup with no income was written). I did but can’t restart now!

if you have a startup/business then you shouldn't be using the free file program.

 

As of this moment you still have three hours to complete  and e-File the return you already started.

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