How can I file 2012 taxes?

I need to file taxes for both 2012 and 2013.  I want to use Turbo Tax to do this.  How can I file both using Turbo Tax?


    Turbotax Online is no longer available for tax years 2012 and earlier. The current version of Turbotax Online will prepare only a 2013 tax return, not any other year. To prepare a 2012 or earlier tax return with Turbotax, you will need to purchase the CD/Desktop version for each year that you need to file.

    To purchase a prior year desktop edition of TurboTax go to the following website -

    You can download the Forms and Instructions free from the IRS web site at this link:

    In any event, you have to file the return by mail.


      You can file your 2013 tax return with the Online version but to file your 2012 tax return you would need to use the 2012 Desktop software (CD/Download).  A prior years return is mailed in. 

      You can go to the following website to purchase and download TurboTax’s 2012 desktop tax software.

      NOTE:  Since you have not filed your 2012 return (or because you are filing it after the due date), if you want to efile your 2013 tax return when you go through the interview to file your return when the programs ask if you filed a 2012 return select No, or to efile leave the 2012 PIN box blank & enter zero (0) for your 2012 AGI

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