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How do I access my prior-year return?

SOLVEDby TurboTax46Updated December 02, 2021

If you used TurboTax Online or the TurboTax mobile app, follow these instructions to get your prior year returns.

If you saved a PDF of your prior-year return, search for it on your computer or USB flash drive.

To access a PDF or *.tax file of a prior-year return that you completed using TurboTax CD/Download software, you’ll need a CD or download of the software from that year.

  1. Open TurboTax for the year you need.
  2. Select File from the menu.
  3. Select Print or Save to PDF, depending on what you want to do. There are other options in the File menu as well.

If you don’t have the prior-year CD or download anymore:

Other ways to get a prior year return:

If you need your AGI from last year to e-file but are having trouble finding it, you can just print and mail your return (you don't need your AGI for that).

For info on getting last year's AGI, go here instead.

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