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Why can't i finish filing won't let me go forward to step 2 or 3

 
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xmasbaby0
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Why can't i finish filing won't let me go forward to step 2 or 3

Many folks were expecting forms to be ready on January 18, as previously scheduled based on information from the IRS. TurboTax does not control the IRS.  Dates given by the IRS are subject to change.  The day has not ended.  There was not a promised “time” on the 18th.

You may be aware that in late December Congress passed a major tax reform bill.  That has the IRS scrambling to get tax return forms ready for this tax filing season.  They were waiting for the laws to pass.

Some forms are not finalized so you cannot file.  The IRS has to finalize a number of forms and then approve the finalized forms in the TT software.  Many state forms are not finalized either.  No reason to be in a rush.  The IRS will not be accepting returns until January 29 at the earliest, so filing early will not get you a faster refund.  The earliest refunds will not be released until mid to late February.  You just have to wait for the forms to be ready.


https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/2018-tax-filing-season-begins-jan-29-tax-returns-due-april-17-help...

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**

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xmasbaby0
Level 15

Why can't i finish filing won't let me go forward to step 2 or 3

Many folks were expecting forms to be ready on January 18, as previously scheduled based on information from the IRS. TurboTax does not control the IRS.  Dates given by the IRS are subject to change.  The day has not ended.  There was not a promised “time” on the 18th.

You may be aware that in late December Congress passed a major tax reform bill.  That has the IRS scrambling to get tax return forms ready for this tax filing season.  They were waiting for the laws to pass.

Some forms are not finalized so you cannot file.  The IRS has to finalize a number of forms and then approve the finalized forms in the TT software.  Many state forms are not finalized either.  No reason to be in a rush.  The IRS will not be accepting returns until January 29 at the earliest, so filing early will not get you a faster refund.  The earliest refunds will not be released until mid to late February.  You just have to wait for the forms to be ready.


https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/2018-tax-filing-season-begins-jan-29-tax-returns-due-april-17-help...

**Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to offer the most correct information possible. The poster disclaims any legal responsibility for the accuracy of the information that is contained in this post.**
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