I haven't filed taxes in 3 years, can I file for previous years now,or just this year?

I think I owe money for previous years but would be due a return this year.  I haven't been contacted by the irs or anything but I'm not sure how to start resolving the situation


You can file your 2010 tax return with the online version but you cannot file a prior year's return online with TurboTax, the online version is only for 2010. To file your previous year's return you need to prepare your return in the desktop software for that year, you cannot e-file a previous years return you must mail the return(s) in.  You can go to the following website to purchase and download TurboTax’s Desktop version (2006 thru 2009) of previous year's tax software. Click on the year needed.

You can also go to the IRS website to get Prior Year Forms, Instructions & Publications to manually do your returns: (forms & instructions for years 1980 thru 2009)

Or, you can search (Google) the internet for previous year's tax software.

You should file your previous year tax returns first and mail them in separate envelopes.  If you end up owing there would be a penalty and interest added to the amount you owe. If you don't send in the amount you owe with the return and you are due a refund for 2010 then the IRS (and State if any) will automatically deduct any amount you owe from your refund, if there is any remaining they will send it to you in the manner you choose (ex. Direct Deposit), if the refund was not enough to cover the amount owed you will be sent a bill.

Note:  If you want to efile your 2010 return since you have not filed your 2009 yet or will file it late leave the 2009 PIN box blank, enter zero for your 2009 AGI and then the program will have you create a PIN for 2010.
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