How to File a Virginia Tax Amendment

Prepare a Virginia Tax Amendment for the current tax year. To amend an accepted Virginia State Income Tax Return for the current or previous tax year you will need to complete Form 760. In comparison, the IRS requires a different Form - Form 1040X -to amend an IRS return (do not use Form 1040 for an IRS Amendment).

The IRS could issue a notice for you to correct a mistake in your tax return, or you could spot the mistake on your own. Should you or the IRS revise any of your tax returns, the IRS will inform the Virginia Tax Agency, indicating the necessity for filing a Virginia Tax Amendment.

Prepare only a VA State Return without an IRS return. Details
Step by Step instructions on how to only Prepare and Download - not eFile - State Returns on
File a current Tax year Virginia Tax Amendment
You can prepare a Virginia Tax Amendment for the current tax year here on; the amendment can not be e-filed. After you have prepared the amendment, download the PDF from your My Account, check the box and mail in the form to the address listed below. For other tax years complete the form below before you print, sign and mail in the form.
Option 1: Sign in to your account, modify your Return and download/print the VA Form 760 under My Account. Mark the check box "Amended Return" sign the form and mail it to one of the addresses listed below.
Option 2: If you don't have an account follow the step by step instruction on how to prepare a tax return/amendment.
Option 3: If you want to do the math on your own paper return then complete, sign VA Form 760 - Print, Mail the Form to VA Tax Department to:
Refund Amendment Return:
Virginia Department of Taxation
P.O. Box 1498
Richmond, VA 23218-1498
Tax Due Amendment Return
Virginia Department of Taxation
P.O. Box 760
Richmond, VA 23218-0760
Check this box on the VA Tax Return Form VA-760. This Form can be used to file a: Tax Return, Tax Amendment, Change of Address.

Virginia Amendment

VA Tax Amendment Form VA-760
This Form can be used to file an: Income Tax Return, Tax Amendment, Change of Address. Check the proper check box on the Form.
Step 1: Select the VA Form 760 by Tax Year below
Step 2: Sign, Mail Form 760 to one of the addresses listed above
Current tax year only: Prepare online on until the  October deadline. When done Print, Sign and Mail in - not eFile - Your Tax Amendment, Address Change etc.
Important: After the October deadline, you can complete and sign tax forms online here on eFile, before you download, print and mail them to the state tax agency - Form VA 760.
How to correct a rejected Tax Return
If your VA Tax Return was rejected by the VA Tax Agency - not - instructions on how to correct a rejected Virginia Tax Return.
Check Your VA Tax Amendment Status
1. Call the Virginia Department of Taxation at (804) 367-8031
2. Contact the VA Dep. of Taxation
Virginia Refund Deadlines
A. Three years from the due date of the original tax year return, including valid filing extensions.
B. One year from the final determination of the amended federal return or federal change, whichever is later, provided that the allowable refund is not more than the decrease in Virginia tax attributable to the federal change or correction.
C. Two years from the payment of an assessment, provided the amended return raises issues relating only to the prior assessment and the refund does not exceed the amount of tax paid on the prior assessment.
D. Two years from the filing of an amended Virginia return resulting in the payment of additional tax, provided that the current amended return raises issues relating solely to the prior amended return and that the refund does not exceed the amount of the tax payment made as a result of the prior amended return.
Additional Virginia Tax Income Taxes Deadlines
Virginia Income Tax Penalties
Find out how Virginia Late Filing and Late Payment Penalties are calculated.
For IRS Tax and Late Filing Penalties we have an easy to use tool: The PENALTYucator.
File an IRS Tax Amendment by Tax Year
Instructions on how to prepare an IRS Tax Amendment on, however the IRS does not accept Tax Amendments electronically.

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