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My return this year is alot less than last year did I do something wrong

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My return this year is alot less than last year did I do something wrong

As we do not have access to your 2017 and 2016 returns we can only offer some possibilities

Try a line by line comparison of your 2017 and 2016 returns-something may jump out at you.

To view your 2017 Federal form 1040
1) Lower left side of the screen, click last category "Tax Tools" .
Select "Tools"
3) Select "View
Tax Summary" under “Other Helpful Links
4) Then back to the left-side of the screen, click "Preview 1040"

If a line by line comparison does not reveal the difference, you should revisit all of your entries for accuracy and completeness starting with your W-2(s). Look for misplaced decimals and extra zero's.

Below are reasons why your refund may have decreased.

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