2018 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing
Federal Always Free
State Only $14.99
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

2017 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing
Federal Always Free
State Only $14.99
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

2016 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing
Federal Always Free
State Only $14.99
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

2015 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing
Federal Always Free
State Only $14.99
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

2014 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing
Federal Always Free
State Only $14.99
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

The IRS is no longer processing refunds for 2014. You must have filed your return within 3 years of the return due date to claim a refund.

2013 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing
Federal Always Free
State Only $14.99
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

The IRS is no longer processing refunds for 2013. You must have filed your return within 3 years of the return due date to claim a refund.

2012 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing
Federal Always Free
State Only $14.99
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

The IRS is no longer processing refunds for 2012. You must have filed your return within 3 years of the return due date to claim a refund.

IT'S IN THE VAULT

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Print Prior Year Returns

If you filed with Express1040, you can access and print your returns all the way back to 2012.

Print Prior Year Returns
Request Copy From IRS

If you aren't an Express1040 customer, you can still get a copy of your prior year return from the IRS.

IRS Form 4506

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File Prior Year Taxes

You can still prepare taxes for prior years. Many people who file late tax returns have refunds waiting for them. To find out what's waiting for you, we'll help you prepare and mail your tax returns.

Our software can prepare 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 tax returns.

How do I file taxes for prior years?

STEP 1
Track down paperwork
Collect your tax forms from the year you'd like to file. If something is missing, file the 4506-T form to get a copy from the IRS.
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STEP 2
File online with Express1040
Use our quick, online prior year software to file. You can prepare and mail 2012-2018 tax returns.
STEP 3
Mail it in
Once you've completed your prior year returns, send them off to the IRS. It takes a few weeks for returns to be processed.
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STEP 4
Get your refund
Most people with old tax returns have a refund waiting. File now to find your refund before it expires.
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STEP 1
Track down paperwork
Collect your tax forms from the year you'd like to file. If something is missing, file the 4506-T form to get a copy from the IRS.
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STEP 2
File online with Express1040
Use our quick, online prior year software to file You can prepare and mail 2012-2018 tax returns.
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STEP 3
Mail it in
Once you've completed your prior year returns, send them off to the IRS. It takes a few weeks for returns to be processed.
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STEP 4
Get your refund
Most people with old tax returns have a refund waiting. File now to find your refund before it expires.
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File 2012 - 2018 tax returns online.

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File your federal taxes for free, no matter how complex your return is.

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Free account roll-over and back-ups of completed tax returns are included.

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We answer your questions through email and the account message center.

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Guaranteed 100% Accurate

We check for errors as you go. All calculations are guaranteed accurate.

Free Federal Filing

Always Free, Always Accurate

Our free federal service covers tax situations from simple to complicated. We support financial forms like investment, self-employed, and rental income. Common life events like having a child, going to school, and buying/selling a home are also covered for free.

Filing Jointly

Home Ownership

Itemized Deductions

Dependents

Investments

Self-Employed

Rental Property

Education

Guaranteed Accuracy

Answer some simple questions and we'll fill out your prior year return for you. All calculations are guaranteed 100% accurate.

Guaranteed Accuracy

Answer some simple questions and we'll fill out your prior year return for you. All calculations are guaranteed 100% accurate.

File current year taxes

In addition to filing old tax returns, you can prepare and e-file your current year taxes for free.