amended return

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Related to amended return: Form 1040X
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Noun1.amended return - a tax return that corrects the information in an earlier returnamended return - a tax return that corrects the information in an earlier return
income tax return, return, tax return - document giving the tax collector information about the taxpayer's tax liability; "his gross income was enough that he had to file a tax return"
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6501(c)(7), gives the IRS an additional 60 days to assess tax if the taxpayer files an amended return reporting additional tax within 60 days of the end of the limitation period.
In addition, the taxpayer must file with the IRS National Office and/or Ogden, Utah, office a copy of the Form 3115, as required, no later than when the original Form 3115 is filed with the amended return.
Self-employed taxpayers who have already filed a return using the higher federal rate do not need to file an amended return.
The decision to file an amended return in such circumstances is uniquely a judgmental one that a lawyer should make only after taking account of all relevant information, including what an amended return might reveal and how much trouble its filing might create for the client.
The credit applies retroactively to January 1, 2004, so if you paid the special tax last year but didn't claim the credit on your 2004 return, you can still claim it on an amended return.
Recipients who already paid tax on benefits received for deaths after the effective date may file an amended return on Form 1040X, reducing their adjusted gross income by the $3,000 they had reported as taxable.
At worst, you may have to file an amended return and pay some additional tax.
If you previously filed an amended return but have not received a refund of the tax you paid on your federal pension, you will have to refile an amended return.
H&R Block will review prior returns for free, but if an error is found and the taxpayer chooses to file an amended return, he or she is responsible for all re-filing fees.
What should tax practitioners do when filing an amended return that will reduce or eliminate their client's outstanding tax liability that is in collections with the FTB?
An amended return correcting an error may ameliorate the consequences of the error.