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Once you have signed in to your prior year return, if you would like to print a copy of your return for your records:

  1. From within your TaxAct Online return, click Print Center down the left to expand, then click Return.
  2. Enter the number of Federal and/or State return copies you would like to print or save.
  3. Click Print, then click the PDF link to view the return. Click the printer icon or the save icon (available when you hover your mouse over the PDF form) to print or save it as a PDF file.

Note. If you see a message indicating you have not paid your return fees, click the View/Pay your return fees link, which will direct you through the Paper Filing steps. Continue through the screens until you have processed the payment for your product fees and then repeat the steps to print.

Note. TaxAct Online returns are available for editing for two years, the current tax year and one year back (Ex: 2021 and 2020). For tax years 2016-2018, you may print or save a copy of Form 1040 ONLY by following these steps:

  1. From within your TaxAct Online account, click My Taxes. 
  2. Click the bar labeled 2018 returns.
  3. Locate the return with the description "You have e-filed your return"
  4. Click Download Return in the Actions menu
  5. Print or save the PDF that displays

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