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Video: Does Amending Your Filing Status Trigger a Tax Audit?
Do you need to correct the filing status on a past return? Are you concerned that if you file an amended return that it will trigger an IRS audit? Watch this video to find out if amending your filing status will trigger an IRS audit. Read more…

How to File an Amended Return with the IRS
If you've made an error on a tax return you already filed or simply come across new information, such as a tax deduction or credit you now realize you qualify for, file an amended tax return to make the correction. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) knows the tax code is complex, and that people make mistakes. The process for filing an amendment is straightforward. Simply file Form 1040X, Amended Tax Return, along with the corrected or additional documents you did not originally file with your return. Read more…

10 Tax Tips for Filing an Amended Return
Say you happily filed your tax return by the end of February and were the envy of all your friends, but in June you realized you forgot to include income from last summer's freelance job. Don’t worry, all you need to do is file an amended return using Form 1040X. Read more…

What Is the IRS 1040X Form?
If you ever discover an error on a tax return, or 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…

Video: When to Use Tax Form 1040X
Unless you've amended a tax return before, you may not know why taxpayers file a 1040X or when you should use it yourself. This is because filing a 1040X form is only necessary to correct certain types of errors or omissions on an original tax return after it's been filed with the IRS. Watch this video to find out more about amending prior tax returns. Read more…


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