The IRS announced Thursday in a news release that amended returns can now be filed electronically in more forms 1040.

There are a number of newly e-filable forms, including Form 1040-NR, the U.S.

There are a number of newly e-filable forms, including Form 1040-NR, the U.S.

the United States that can be taxable. In addition, several Puerto Rico returns are now e-filed: 

Form 1040-SS, U.S. Non-U.S. Non-Presidents' Self-Employment Tax Return (including 

Form 1040-SS, U.S. Non-U.S. Non-Presidents' Self-Employment Tax Return (including 

To indicate that a superseding return is being filed electronically, the IRS added a checkbox to the e-file version of those returns 

To indicate that a superseding return is being filed electronically, the IRS added a checkbox to the e-file version of those returns 

As a result, a superseding return replaces or supersedes a prior return filed, including extensions, and replaces it simply as a revision.

Taxpayers must wait much longer before their amended returns are processed, as do all paper forms and returns.

In light of this, the IRS points out in the news release that e-filing is beneficial to both the IRS and taxpayers as a whole.

In light of this, the IRS points out in the news release that e-filing is beneficial to both the IRS and taxpayers as a whole.

Who need to make corrections. As a result of this development, the IRS may be able to improve inventory work on 

The current backlog of amended returns. This is another tool that we use to be able to get back on track."

Among the objectives of Erin Collins' Objectives Report to Congress released Wednesday was reducing that backlog and other unprocessed original returns and correspondence. 

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