Do you have to mail your return after you e-file it?


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Do I need to send anything if I e-file my tax return?

Generally speaking No.  If you Electronically Filed (E-Filed) your Tax Return you do Not have to sign or mail anything.  The IRS receives a Copy of your W-2 and other information. Unless you see instructions on your filing instructions page, you're done once the IRS accepts your e-filed return.  I suggest you Print a copy of your Tax Return for your files and Save your Return as a PDF file on your computer.  A little more information below.

Not unless we tell you to. The goal of e-filing is to eliminate as much paperwork as possible.

There are a handful of situations where you might have to mail something after e-filing, for example if your return contains Form 8453.

If yours is one of them, we'll let you know. Otherwise, don't worry about it.

We do recommend that you print your return for your records after your e-filed return has been accepted.


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