Correct, Re-File Your Tax Return If the IRS Rejected It

If your efiled tax return was rejected by the IRS, don't worry or panic! In most cases, a rejection is due to a simple typo or a math error. is here to help you correct and re-file your return so the IRS accepts it!

How Do I Correct an IRS Tax Return Rejection on

The rejection code is on the "My Return" screen of your account. Simply log into your account to see it.

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Once you have signed into your account, you will find detailed instructions on how to resolve any problems, then resubmit your return for free. You can efile as many times as it takes until your tax return has been accepted by the IRS.

Where Do I Find Information on Common IRS Error Rejection Code (ERC) I Have on My Federal Tax Return?

We have a list of common IRS reject or error codes with explanations on how to correct them on your tax return. Alternatively, you can search for your Federal efile Income Tax Rejection Code and find simple, detailed instructions on how to correct your IRS Income Tax Return.

Where Can I Find Information on State Income Tax Return Error Reject Codes (ERCs)?

Search for your State Income Tax Return efile Rejection Code and find explanations on how to correct and re-file your state return.

Is There a Limit on How Many Times I Can Re-file My Return? Will I Be Charged Again?

With, you can correct your return online and efile again with no additional charge until your return is accepted by the IRS.

Why Should I Correct and Re-file My Tax Return Electronically?

One of the benefits of filing electronically is that most simple mathematical errors will be found and corrected by The IRS itself will also often correct mathematical errors, and they will contact you if you are missing any required information.

What If My Tax Return Has Not Been Submitted and Accepted Yet?

You can still make changes and efile your tax return to the IRS so they can accept it. If you are a registered user, just sign in to your account, click "Review" on the left side of your account screen, and click the "Show the forms I've completed" link to see and edit any forms you've completed. Then, click "File" on the left and follow the on-screen prompts to efile your return.

What if My Tax Return Was Rejected by the IRS after the Deadline?

If your tax return was efiled on time, but it was rejected after the tax deadline, don't worry. Your return will still be considered on time if you correct it and efile again within 5 business days. You have 10 days if you wish to print your return and mail it to the IRS. 

How Do I Change My IRS Accepted Tax Return on

If your tax return was already accepted by the IRS and you need to make changes, you will have to file a tax amendment. Learn about how to amend your tax return on

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