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How can I view the IRS reject code for my 2019 federal income tax e-file?

 
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How can I view the IRS reject code for my 2019 federal income tax e-file?

The email telling you the return was rejected has the rejection code or rejection message in it.  No matter what that code is, you cannot e-file now.  E-filing is now closed.  Your return has to be printed, signed and mailed.

 

And it was not a 2019 tax return--it was your 2018 tax return.  2019 tax returns will be filed in 2020 when the 2019 tax year is over.

 

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 and/or your state received the return.