TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ
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How do I amend my 2016 TurboTax Online return?

We can help you amend your 2016 taxes if you need to make changes and your taxes were already e-filed and accepted (or mailed).

Before you get started, read this to make sure you actually need to amend.

  1. Sign in to your TurboTax account, if you're not already signed in. 
  2. In the 2016 Tax Year section, click Amend (change) return
    • Note: If you see an orange Take me to my return button, you can't amend because you haven't filed yet. Just click or tap that button to open your return and make your changes.
  3. In the pop-up, click Amend using TurboTax Online
  4. Click Continue on the We'll help you change (amend) your return screen.
  5. Follow the on-screen directions to amend your return.
    • Don't worry if your refund drops to zero or does strange things while you are amending. Your calculations will come out correctly in the end.
  6. When you're done, we'll provide instructions to print and mail your amended return because an amended return can't be e-filed.

You can track your amended taxes with the IRS tracking tool. It takes the IRS around 16 weeks to process your amended taxes.

The processing time for amended state return differs from state to state. Contact your state to find out how long it takes them to process your amended taxes.


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