It is best to wait to amend a return until the IRS has accepted the original return and you have received your refund, if applicable. You will need a digital or printed copy of your original return to copy from. If you don't have a digital or printed copy, go to our IRS - Obtain Copy of Tax Return FAQ.
If you did not originally file this return through TaxAct, you need to do the following before completing the steps below: enter the same information in TaxAct as you did on the original form, and choose to mail your paper return so that the program thinks you filed through TaxAct.
To complete the amended return in TaxAct: