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E-Filing 2018 Tax Return in 2022

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It was my understanding that e-filing tax year 2018 was permitted until April 18, 2022.

I attempted to file a basic 1040 2018 Tax Return and I got a red hand saying "the electronic filing season for this tax year is closed. File the tax return through the mail"


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Level 15

Only 3 open years at a time 

Slava Ukraini!
Level 15
Level 15

FILING a 2018 for a refund needs to be done before the due date, but E-FILING 2018 expired in November 2021.

Anytime EF is open, its for the current year and 2 years prior.