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Can I file my 2012 taxes on Turbo Tax online without purchasing the program?

I did not file my 2012 taxes and would like to do so this year.  I was wondering if there is a way to file 2012 without having to purchase program or file via paper.


    You cannot file a prior year return Online, the Online version is only to prepare the current year's tax return.  To file your 2012 tax return with TurboTax you would need to purchase the Desktop software (CD/Download) & mail in your return.

    You can go to the following website to purchase and download TurboTax’s Desktop version of previous year's tax software. Click on the year needed (upper right of screen).


    Or,You can go to the IRS website to get Prior Year Forms, Instructions & Publications to manually do your returns (enter your form number in the find box, then pick the form for the year needed)


    If you need to file a State return you can go to your State's website for prior year forms to manually fill out & mail.

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