Hi - If you need to Amend 2013 return, the experience (form 1040X) will be live on 2/6/14. With the IRS opening for e-file on 1/31/14, we did not want customers to accidentally activate the Amend form, when just trying to file the original 2013 return. If you need to Amend prior year returns, like 2012 or 2011, that functionality is available. Please come back anytime after 2/6, and I think you will find the experience very easy to Amend. Thank you, Linda
Your original refund, if you e-filed and requested direct deposit, will be processed within 21 days. Provided that your original return was accepted, you will receive a refund for the amount you claimed. Based on the instructions for the 1040X (http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1040x.pdf), it takes 8-12 weeks for your Amended return to be processed. (The 1040X cannot be e-filed - it must be printed and mailed.)
Yes, TurboTax is delaying the form 1040X from being available. You can go to http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f1040x.pdf right now and print the 1040X and complete it yourself if you wish. (The form can be complicated, though, depending on what exactly you are correcting, so it is advisable to wait until you can complete the form in TurboTax. This will also allow TurboTax to import accurate information for use in filing your 2014 federal taxes.)
If your amended return indicates that you should receive less of a refund than you claimed on your original filing, you will need to pay the overage back. Per the instructions for form 1040X, "You can pay by check, money order, credit or debit card or the EFTPS."
You can include a check or money order and place it inside the envelope with the amended return when you file it, but do not physically attach it to the 1040X forms. If you wish to pay by credit or debit card, go to http://www.irs.gov/uac/Pay-Taxes-by-Credit-or-Debit-Card to select an authorized payment processing company, who can take the payment over the phone or online (please note that there is a processing fee assessed by the payment processing companies for using a credit or debit card).
* The IRS will NOT just pull money out of your account, even if your original refund was direct deposited. You will need to initiate a refund for the appropriate amount to the IRS using the methods as explained above.
Hi - If you need to Amend, please know that your refund will NOT be delayed from your original filing. When you Amend, you will need to print and mail the Amended return, so the IRS will not process the Amendment for a couple of months. You can Amend at anytime. Thank you.
It is 2/8 and I don't yet see the ability to amend - any update on when this will be available?
It showed up for me after I clicked on the amend button again (even though I amended about a week ago when the 1040x was not available). Just go thru the process again and once you get to the end, it'll tell you to print the document. This document will have the 1040X included with directions for filing by mail.
I amended my return on my laptop that would not print. I am now on my desktop and cannot find it. How do I get back to my amendment?
I am trying to amend my 2013 taxes. My refund was deposited, they were already accepted but when I click on the amend tab it gives me the pop-up that "you must make sure all taxes and files have been accepted"...and no other options. How do I amend them if the option is not being made available for me?
I am having the same problem. This program is worthless. Ill never use Turbotax again
I got an email stating that the 1040X was available when infact, it wasn't. Even when supplying said email to the turbotax person, they absolutely refused to believe that I got said email until they were blue in the face.
And now I'm being audited.
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