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16938: States Generally - Generating and e-Filing Amended Individual Returns

State Returns Generally

How do I generate an amendment for an individual state return? Can it be e-filed?

Listed below are the locations in Data Entry where you can mark a state return as Amended. Starting in tax year 2019, the federal Form 1040-X can be e-filed, however, only certain state amended returns are eligible for e-filing:

State Where to Generate Amendment  Can Be E-Filed
AL AL > Other tab > X screen  No
AR AR > Other tab > X screen  Yes


AZ > Miscellaneous tab > X1, X2, XEXP screens
 CA CA > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 CO CO > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 CT CT > Other tab > X screen   No
 DC DC > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 DE  DE > Other tab > X, 2X screens No 
 FL N/A   N/A
 GA GA > Other tab > X screen  Yes
 HI HI > General tab > AMD  screen   Yes
 IA  IA > Other tab > X screen  No
 ID ID > screen 1 >  Fill out the Amended Only section  Yes
 IL IL > Other tab > X, X2 screens  No
 IN  IN > Other tab > X screen  Yes
 KS KS > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 KY  KY > Other tab > X screen  Yes
 LA LA > Other tab > LAX screen   Yes
 MA MA > screen 1 > ​choose Return Type  Yes
 MD MD > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 ME  ME > Other tab > X screen  Yes
 MI MI > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 MN MN > Other tab > X screen   No
 MO MO > screen 1 >  Amended Return checkbox No
 MS MS > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 MT  MT > Other tab > AMD, AMD2 screens  Yes
 NC NC > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 ND  ​ND > ND1 ​screen ​> ​check either of the Amended Return checkboxes No 
 NE NE > Other tab > X, X2, X3 screens   No
 NH NH > screen 1 > Amended checkbox   Yes
 NJ NJ > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 NM  NM > Other tab > X screen  No
 NV  NV > TXR screen > Amended Return checkbox  No
 NY NY > Other tab > X1, X2, X3, X4 screens   Yes
 OH  OH > Other tab > X screen  Yes
 OK  OK > 511 screen Filing an Amended return field  No
 OR OR > Other tab > X1 screen   Yes
 PA PA > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 RI RI > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 SC SC > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 TN  TN > Interest and Dividends tab > 250 screen > Amended return field  No
 TX TX > screen 1 > Amended Return checkbox   No
 UT UT > Other tab > 40X screen   Yes
 VA VA > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 VT VT > screen 1 > Amended Returns section   Yes
 WI WI > Other tab > X screen   Yes
 WV WV > General tabscreen 140 > Amended field;
WI > Other > X3 screen

The list has been updated for Drake20. Additional states may enable e-filing at a later date or may not be available in prior years of Drake Tax. 

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