TaxAct Professional Edition allows you to lock returns after e-filing, to prevent changes to the data files of filed returns.
To unlock the return:
- Locate the client in the Client Manager.
- Right-click the client.
- Click Unlock Return(s).
To change the general default for this in the program:
- Click Preparer > Master Information > General to access the Filing/Printing Options section.
- Check or uncheck Automatically lock returns after E-filing as desired.