How do I access my prior year return?
For these instructions to work, you need to be using the same TurboTax account (same User ID) you used to do your prior year taxes.
With your tax return open:
- Click Tax Timeline in the upper left.
- On the line, Looking for prior year returns? click Load My Tax Timeline.
- Click on the year of the tax return you want to access, and then select Download/print return (PDF) or Download .tax file.
If you don’t see your prior year return, you may be in the wrong account. Get help locating your account.
If you can’t access your return – You will see a message that explains what action you need to take. Click Follow these instructions and follow the steps to gain access.