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I filed my state (PA) taxes with tax act and the return is

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I filed my state (PA) taxes with tax act and the return is incorrect. Can you help me?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Financial Software
Expert:  Jade Adams replied 8 months ago.
Hello,My name is***** and I look forward to helping you today. Don't stress about filing an incorrect tax return. It happens a lot and they know it. All you need to do is file an amended tax return. The amended tax return should be filed within 3 years of the filing deadline for the original tax return, or 2 years from the time when tax was paid, whichever is later. So no need to stress, you have time. What you will need is Form PA-40 and Form PA-40X and the instructions for these forms. Once these are filled out you just mail them in and they will amend it. If you reported too little income or too many deductions, or tax credits weren't claimed properly, then you have up to 30 days from the date of the original filing to file an amendment correcting those mistakes. After the 30 days pass, you can still file an amendment, but you may owe a small late filing and/or late payment penalty. If you overstated your return or forgot to take deductions or tax credits that you were entitled to, then they will send you the difference. You can fill out these forms yourself, but I do suggest hiring a tax professional. I hope I’ve provided the information you were seeking. If you are happy with my service, please provide a rating. If not, please let me know so l can continue to help you. Thank you.
Expert:  Jade Adams replied 8 months ago.
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