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How to File a Nebraska Tax Amendment

Nebraska State Taxes
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Nebraska
"The Cornhusker State"

When Do I Need to File a Nebraska Tax Amendment?

If your federal tax return or your tax return for another state was amended and it affected your Nebraska state tax return, or if you found errors in the original state tax return that you filed, your Nebraska amended return must be filed within a period of 60 days since the final notice about corrections has been issued.
 
However, if you are claiming a Nebraska state tax refund, then you must file your amendment within 3 years of the date of filing of the original tax return or within 2 years since the date when the tax was paid.

How Do I Correct My Accepted Nebraska Tax Return or File a Nebraska State Amended Tax Return?

If you amended your federal return or another state tax return and it affected your Nebraska state tax return, or if you need to fix any errors on your accepted Nebraska tax return, then you need to file a Nebraska tax amendment form. Here's how: 

  1. Download and fill out Form 1040XN.
  2. Print out your amended return and mail it to: Nebraska Department of Revenue, P.O. Box 98911, Lincoln, NE 68509-8911.

Nebraska State Tax Amendment Forms (Download, Complete, Print Out, and Mail)

Fill out form 1040XN for the corresponding year.

Form (Tax Year) Description
FORM 1040XN (2016) Amended Nebraska Individual Income Tax Return
FORM 1040XN (2015) Amended Nebraska Individual Income Tax Return
FORM 1040XN (2014) Amended Nebraska Individual Income Tax Return
FORM 1040XN (2013) Amended Nebraska Individual Income Tax Return
FORM 1040XN (2012) Amended Nebraska Individual Income Tax Return
FORM 1040XN (2011) Amended Nebraska Individual Income Tax Return

How Do I Check the Status of My Nebraska Tax Amendment?

You can call the Nebraska Department of Revenue at 800-742-7474.

What Are the Penalties, Interest, and Fees Associated with Amended Nebraska Tax Returns?

The state of Nebraska charges numerous penalties for various violations by the taxpayer. They include late filing penalty, late payment penalty as well as partial payment penalty.

A late filing penalty is assessed when the tax return was filed after the deadline or extended deadline and it amounts to 5% of the tax due per month never exceeding 25% of the total tax due.

The unpaid tax penalty is imposed when the tax wasn't paid by the deadline or extended deadline and it amounts to 5% of the total tax due.

A partial payment penalty is charged when the taxpayer didn't pay the full tax by the deadline or extended deadline and amounts to 5% of the total tax due.

Where Do I Mail My Nebraska State Tax Amendment? - Nebraska Mailing Address:

Nebraska Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 98911
Lincoln, NE 68509-8911

Nebraska Department of Revenue Phone Number: 800-742-7474

Nebraska Department of Revenue

Where Can I Find Information on Nebraska State Taxes?

How Can I File Just My Nebraska Tax Return?

Where is my Nebraska State Tax Refund?

Nebraska Tax Extension

Nebraska Tax Information

What If I Need to Amend My IRS Tax Return?

Learn how to amend your IRS tax return.