Do I Have to Mail in a Tax Return or Anything Else After I E-file?
E-filing your taxes is a safe and convenient way to submit your return. However, there might be documents you need to mail to the IRS. Everyone’s situation is different — we’ll help you understand if you have to mail in a tax return or anything else after you e-file.
As you complete your taxes, we’ll include complete filing instructions with your return, so you’ll know what to mail.
E-File Mailing Requirements
Here’s an overview of what you might have to mail in after you e-file your tax return:
- If you print and mail your return, you’ll need to sign and mail it.
- If you e-file your return:
- If your return is accepted and you signed with a PIN, you’re done. You don’t need to mail anything else.
- If your return is accepted and you chose to use an IRS signature form (Form 8453-OL), you need to sign and mail this form.
- If your return is rejected and you can’t resend your return electronically, you need to sign and mail your return. We’ll provide you with the steps to do this.
Find out why you might have an H&R Block state filing fee for your Free File return. Let the team at H&R Block explain.
If your e-filing status is pending or not updating 48 hours after you filed, you need to make sure you successfully submitted your form. Learn more.
Find out which forms are supported by H&R Block’s Online tax preparation program. Most federal forms are available but might not be available immediately.
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