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How do I file 2021 taxes? Step by step.

Sorry, Online is only for 2022 now. Online for 2021 and prior is closed now so you can not start a new 2021 or prior return or finish one. You have to do each year separately


How to prepare a prior year return
https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/using-turbotax/help/how-do-i-prepare-a-prior-year-tax-return/00/25...


To do a prior year return you have to buy the Desktop program here,
https://turbotax.intuit.com/personal-taxes/past-years-products
You will need a full Windows or Mac to install it on.

 

If you want to file for free you can fill out the forms by hand. Here are some basic forms…..

Here is the IRS 2021 Form 1040
https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-prior/f1040--2021.pdf


or if you want bigger type use 1040SR for Seniors,
https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-prior/f1040s--2021.pdf


And 2021 Instructions
https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-prior/i1040gi--2021.pdf


2021 Tax and EIC Tables
https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-prior/i1040tt--2021.pdf


Sch 1 : https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-prior/f1040s1--2021.pdf
Sch 2 : https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-prior/f1040s2--2021.pdf
Sch 3 : https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-prior/f1040s3--2021.pdf


Then when you do file 2022 enter 0 for the 2021 AGI since you are filing 2021 late.


You have to print and mail prior year returns. 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 received the return. Don’t forget state.

How do I file 2021 taxes? Step by step.

you can't us online or e-file 2021. onlline is only for 2022. to prepare 2021 you need the desktop software full PC or MAC. available from Turbotax, Amazon and other websites. unfortunately, unauthorized sellers do offer the app but what you get may be malware or even the app with no valid license. 

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