Did the IRS Not Accept Your Tax Return? How to Correct, File Rejected Returns

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. efile.com 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 efile.com?

The rejection code is on the "My Return" screen of your efile.com account. Simply sign in to your efile.com 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 an IRS Rejection Code I have on my tax return?

We have a list of common IRS reject or error codes with explanations on how to correct them on your efile.com tax return.

How Do I Correct My IRS Rejected Federal Tax Return?

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

If YOUR RETURN HAS NOT YET BEEN SUBMITTED/ACCEPTED, or if YOUR RETURN HAS BEEN REJECTED BY THE IRS, you can still make changes. If you are a registered efile.com user, just go to www.efile.com and sign in to your account.

Where can I find more information on common IRS Federal Tax Return Error Reject Codes (ERCs)?

You can find the most common IRS reject or error codes with explanations on how to correct them on your efile.com tax return. Alternatively, you can search for search for your Federal efile Income Tax Rejection Code and find simple detailed instructions on how to correct your IRS Income Tax Return.

My state tax return was rejected-where can I find information on State Income Tax efile Error Reject Codes (ERCs)?

Search for Your State Income Tax Return efile Rejection Code and find explanations on how to correct your state tax 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.

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

How Do I Change My IRS Accepted Tax Return on efile.com?

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 efile.com.

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