How to print or save my tax return

How can I save my tax return onto my hard drive?

Once you've completed your tax return, you can click on the Filing tab on the navigation bar, and select the "Check Status/Print Tax Return" link. From this page you can view the status of your return, or download and print a copy of your return.

To download a copy of your return, simply click on the "Download" button. If you click on the "view" button you can view your tax return in Adobe Reader. From Adobe Reader you can also click the download button in the top right corner of the page to download your return.

Adobe Reader is needed to view or print your tax return. If you don't have Adobe Reader, you can download it for free.

I'm having trouble printing my tax return.

Adobe Reader is needed to view or print your tax return. If you don't have Adobe Reader, you can download it for free. If you are unable to view or print your return, update or reinstall Adobe Reader. We have found that many printing problems can be solved by updating or reinstalling Adobe Reader.

If you have a recent version of Adobe Reader, try saving the file to your hard drive and then opening it in Adobe Reader after your browser is closed. Instead of left-clicking your mouse to download the tax return to your browser, right-click your mouse and select "save link as" or "save target as" (Internet Explorer) from the pop-up menu. This will allow you to save the tax return to your computer.

How do I get a printed copy of my tax return?

You can enter your account and print a copy of your tax return online or download a copy of your tax return to print offline. If your tax return has already been filed, you can mail in Form 4506-T to the IRS or call (800) 908-9946 and follow the prompts in the recorded message to get a copy of your tax return transcript. A transcript just has the basic information found on your tax return, but it is usually accepted as a substitute for your tax return for student loan applications or home mortgage applications.

You can also request a transcript from the IRS website

I'm having trouble viewing or printing my tax return.

Adobe Reader is needed to view or print your tax return. If you don't have Adobe Reader, you can download it for free.

If you are unable to view or print your return, first try to update or reinstall Adobe Reader. We have found that many printing problems can be solved by updating or reinstalling Adobe Reader. If you have updated to the latest version of Adobe Reader, please also try using another web browser. Often, switching web browsers will resolve the issue.

What is the Printed Copy of Tax Return service?

After your e-filed tax return is accepted by the IRS, we will mail a printed copy of your federal return (and state return if you did one with us). The copies you receive are for your records only, since the tax returns will already have been e-filed. You will normally receive the printed copy of your tax return(s) two to three weeks after your e-filed federal return is accepted by the IRS.

Even if you don't purchase the Printed Copy of Tax Return Service, you will still be able to print a free copy of your tax return if you have Adobe Reader. If you don't have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download it for free. If you are unable to view or print your return, update or reinstall Adobe Acrobat Reader. We have found that many printing problems can be solved by updating or reinstalling Acrobat Reader.

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