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You can view a copy of your return before you submit it by following the steps below.

TaxACT Online Return

  1. Click on Print on the top right side of the screen
  2. Click on Print Return & Instructions in the web page that opens
  3. Click on Print Your Federal Return in the web page that opens
  4. Click on the indicated link to view the return and then click on the printer icon to print the return
If you see the message "You will need to complete the filing step first" in Step 3 above, then you will need to return to the Filing tab and complete that process far enough to print the return (you do not need to go to the end of the filing steps and submit the return at this time) and then can return to these instructions if you need to print the return again. Alternatively you can click on Preview Federal 1040 (Non-Printable version).

TaxACT Desktop Return

  1. Click File and then click Print Return
  2. Click on the Print Return tab in the Print Center menu
  3. Click Print
  4. Make sure the Print Preview box is checked (on the bottom left), or select the Send Output to PDF option, and then click OK to view the return

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