Years supported for e-filing (5500)

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How many years of returns does the Department of Labor (DOL) support for electronic filing?


As of January 1st, 2021, the DOL will only accept 2019 and 2020 returns electronically. Forms for years 2009-2018 need to be filed using the current 2020 software.

For more information, see the DOL's welcome page at

Related topic: 5500-US ELF: Electronic filing FAQs

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