Amended return overview (1040)

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Use Form 1040X to correct and amend Forms 1040, 1040-SR, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, or 1040NR-EZ. For more information from the IRS, see Instructions for Form 1040-X.

Data entry

Use the Amend screen, in the Separate Filings folder, to complete Form 1040X.

Basic procedure for amending


Amend a return that has already been amended

Removing an amended return

Amend Form 1040-NR

Filing Form 5329 with an amended return

Track status

Specific changes

Filing status change

NOL carryback

Payments and refunds

Direct deposit

Electronic payments

Interest calculation

Freezing estimated tax payment amount

Form 1040-V will not print and cannot be submitted with Form 1040X

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