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Offline Art, just a re(tired) Fil-Am

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Just did a trail run doing my 2016 tax e-filing
« on: January 27, 2017, 12:03:04 PM »
I got all of my Form 1099Rs via my U.S. Government websites. I decided to do a trail run using Turbo Tax on-line again for this tax year.
Our previous last 2 years of taxes were done for free with Turbo Tax and will do it again for free for 2016. BTW, a foreign address are now being accepted on the IRS tax forms e-filed from Turbo Tax. 
Since our taxes are so simple to do, it just took me about 45 minutes answering all of Turbo Tax's questionnaire. Couldn't e-file our taxes yet, because forms for State are not yet available, but Turbo Tax will notify me via e-mail when the forms for State are available. Anyway, we're in no hurry to file our taxes.
"Life is what we all make it to be"!
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Re: Just did a trail run doing my 2016 tax e-filing
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2017, 08:30:18 PM »
I guess you are lucky Art, it is almost the end of January and I only have two forms and need many more, I hope they come soon so I can do my taxes before we leave for Cebu next month, otherwise I will just file an extension and finish them when we get back.
:) Happily married since 1994 & live part of the year in Cebu and the rest in S. Florida.

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Re: Just did a trail run doing my 2016 tax e-filing
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2017, 08:54:02 PM »
I got all of my Form 1099Rs via my U.S. Government websites. I decided to do a trail run using Turbo Tax on-line again for this tax year.
Our previous last 2 years of taxes were done for free with Turbo Tax and will do it again for free for 2016. BTW, a foreign address are now being accepted on the IRS tax forms e-filed from Turbo Tax. 
Since our taxes are so simple to do, it just took me about 45 minutes answering all of Turbo Tax's questionnaire. Couldn't e-file our taxes yet, because forms for State are not yet available, but Turbo Tax will notify me via e-mail when the forms for State are available. Anyway, we're in no hurry to file our taxes.

I got mine fro MyPay but not SSA site.

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Offline Art, just a re(tired) Fil-Am

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Re: Just did a trail run doing my 2016 tax e-filing
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2017, 10:12:51 PM »
Since I have an account with the SSA site, they mailed me my 1099R to my Texas mail forwarding service, which scans all my mail and I just download what documents I want a copy of or I can request to have them mail it here at my home in the P.I..
"Life is what we all make it to be"!
"It's always a matter of money"!
"Do on to others as they would do on to You, but do it first"!
"Different strokes for different folks"!
"Que Sera Sera"!