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How do I access a prior-year return?

SOLVEDby TurboTaxTurboTax Online37245Updated December 02, 2021

Here's how to view and download your prior-year returns. You can access returns for the past seven years.

First time signing in this year

  1. Sign in to your TurboTax account and continue through your prior year summary. Make sure you're using the same TurboTax account (user ID) as in prior years.
  2. On the next screen, scroll down and select Your tax returns & documents.
  3. Select the year you want, then select Download/print return (PDF).

Sign in to your TurboTax account. Make sure you're using the same TurboTax account (same user ID) as in prior years.

There are two ways to get your prior-year returns.

  1. Select Documents from the side menu, use the drop-down menu to choose the tax year you want, and select Download tax PDF.
  2. From Tax Home, scroll down and select Your tax returns & documents. Select the year you want and select Download/print return (PDF).

Note: If the year you're looking for isn't there, it might be in a different account. Go here to find all of your accounts. One of them should have the return you're looking for

Need to prepare a prior-year return? Go here instead.

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