I received a receipt for my federal taxes, but I have not selected to file them. Were they filed without my final review?
Paying the TurboTax online account fees does Not file a tax return. Only you can initiate the transmission of your tax return.
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You complete your tax return by finishing all 3 Steps in the File section. In Step 3, to e-file your tax return, you must click on the large Orange button labeled "Transmit my returns now".
After completing the File section and e-filing your tax return you will receive two emails from TurboTax. The first email when your tax return was transmitted and the second email when the tax return has either been accepted or rejected.