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What is the IRS 1040X Form?
If you ever discover an error on a tax return, realize you qualify for deductions or credits you didn't take, or forgot to include some income, you may be able to amend your return by filing a Form 1040X. When you prepare the 1040X, it's not necessary to complete a brand new tax return. Form 1040X only requires that you update the numbers that will change. Read more…

How to File Tax Amendments
The Internal Revenue Code is lengthy and complex, which can sometimes mean that your personal income tax return includes some errors and omissions. The IRS allows you to voluntarily correct the mistakes you later discover by filing an amended tax return. However, you have to adhere to all eligibility criteria before filing the amendment. Read more…

Amending Your Income Tax Return
What if you've sent in your income tax return and then discover you made a mistake? You can make things right by filing an amended tax return using Form 1040X. You can make changes to a tax return to capture a tax break you missed the first time around or to correct an error that might increase your tax. Read more…

What Are Tax Amendments?
The IRS allows you to correct mistakes on a tax return you've already filed by filing an amended tax return. Read more…

Video: How Far Back Can I Re-file a 1040X Amended Tax Return?
Was there a mistake made on your taxes that was discovered after filing? You may be able to amend these mistakes using a 1040X form. Watch this video to find out more about the 1040X form. Read more…


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