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Download previous tax year

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Level 15

Download previous tax year

To access your current or prior year tax returns sign onto the TurboTax website with the userID you used to create the account -

Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and on the section Your tax returns & documents click on Show.  Click on the Year and Click on Download/print return (PDF)


See this TurboTax support FAQ for accessing prior year online tax returns -


If you used the desktop CD/Download editions installed on your computer, the only copy of your tax data file and any PDF's will be on the computer where the return was created.  TurboTax does not store online any returns completed using the desktop editions.


Or go to this IRS website for free federal tax return transcripts -

For a fee of $50 you can get a complete federal tax return from the IRS by completing Form 4506 -

New Member

Download previous tax year

I am trying to get my previous taxes, which I did on TurboTax, but I can't access them I am trying to download for my record keeping. Why is there no linkThere's no link showing previous tax yearsThere's no link showing previous tax years

Level 15

Download previous tax year

You have to click on the Documents link on the left side of the Tax Home screen when you first sign onto your account.  Plus you Must sign onto the 2019 account using the exact same User ID you used to create the prior year online accounts.

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