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, 2022, the DOL will only accept 2020 and 2021 returns electronically. Forms for years 2009-2019 need to be filed using the current 2021 software.

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

Related topic: 5500-US ELF: Electronic filing FAQs

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