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04-15-2018 09:25 AM - edited 04-15-2018 09:28 AM
I was wondering if you could tell me why I haven't received an email confirmation to my e-file return, which I did on my own. I e-filed on April 6. I got my receipt after paying for e-filing. For the federal return instructions, the copy I received after e-filing says that I have to wait until I get the email confirmation that my return was accepted and the copy of the federal return says "Copy Only do not File." I assumed that I didn't have to mail the federal return since it was sent to the IRS electronically. I mailed my state tax return though, which I did following the instructions.
I'm concerned that my federal return was not e-filed correctly since I haven't received any email from the IRS that it was accepted or that I'm going to miss the deadline for filing due to a technical error. Could you help me with this? Thank you.
04-15-2018 10:47 AM
You can check your e-file status yourself by following the steps below:
If filing online with a username and password:
If filing with software installed on your computer:
04-15-2018 11:06 AM
Hi, thank you for your response.
Yes, I see the overview page, and it doesn't show status except the link/box for FILE after--Overview, Federal and State--. Once I click file, which I think I already did, it shows this message:
But it seems I'm doing this process twice. I already got a similar message before filing and completing the filing process. I paid, got my receipt, and my return copies (federal and state), but I didn't receive any email confirmation.
04-18-2018 04:53 AM
Same is happening to me - “your file is complete” but then it says “review” in the view my online taxes. I’ve gone through all of the steps with no e-file option ever appearing, only to print and mail forms.
04-18-2018 09:39 AM
You may have forms that are disallowing e-file. There should be messaging when you follow the steps above if you are unable to e-file. If not, please private message me your username so I can investigate further.