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Cteckie
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Older Tax forms

I have Turbo Tax 2022 Software. I need my Tax forms (I have pdf versions, but they don't have what I need) printed from 2020 and 2021. I do not have the older software anymore. When I load the 2021 software and transfer it, it has many errors and cannot print any forms. 2022 Software will not allow me to load up the 2020 file. How do I access these forms. I need them for legal reasons. Thanks. 

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Older Tax forms

if you have the tax data files for tax years 2020 and 2021, those can only opened with the TurboTax software for each of those years.  The tax data files will have a file extension of .tax2020 for tax year 2020 and .tax2021 for tax year 2021.

The TurboTax software for 2020 and 2021 can be purchased and downloaded from this TurboTax website - https://turbotax.intuit.com/personal-taxes/past-years-products/

 

Or go to this IRS website for free federal tax return transcripts - https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript

For a fee of $43 you can get a complete federal tax return from the IRS by completing Form 4506 - http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506.pdf

Cteckie
New Member

Older Tax forms

Wow, those prices are almost double of what I originally paid for those versions of the software. 

Older Tax forms

@Cteckie 

You may be able to find lower priced TurboTax software for prior tax years from an authorized dealer online, such as Amazon.

See this TurboTax support FAQ for a listing of authorized TurboTax dealers - https://ttlc.intuit.com/turbotax-support/en-us/help-article/intuit-product-orders/obtain-authentic-t...

Older Tax forms

What errors are you getting with the 2021 program?  Can you open your .tax2021 file?  After you get the program reinstalled the first thing to do before you open your tax return is to update the program and install any state programs you had. Then open your file. So you first might need to start a fake return to be able to download the state program (go to FILE - NEW). Enter some basic information, then go to the state tab and download the state program. Then try to open your existing return, go to FILE - OPEN

 

And you can not transfer 2020 into 2022.  You can only transfer from the prior year.   You didn't actually say, but do you have the .tax2020 and .tax2021 files?  What is missing from your pdf files that you need?  

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