How to Print and File State Taxes by Mail

Ready to print and file your state tax forms by mail, but they still have a watermark that says “COPY ONLY DO NOT FILE” when you view them online? If you’re wondering “How do I mail my state tax return,” we can help.

Here’s how to file your state taxes by mail (without watermarks) after e-filing your return:

  1. Choose the File tab from the Overview
  2. Select Next until you’re asked how you want to file your state return. If you want to print and mail, choose that option.
  3. Choose Next and follow the screens until you get to the screen with a green Print Tax Return
  4. Print your return from this screen.

How Do I Mail My State Tax Return?

Once you print your return, follow the instructions that are printed with your 2018 return to mail the state portion of your return to the state tax office.

Some states have one address for returns that include a payment and a different address for returns that don’t include a payment. Be sure to use the correct address for your situation.

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