2021 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing

Federal Always Free
State Only $14.99
2021 prior year tax filing
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

2020 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing

Federal Always Free
State Only $17.99
2020 prior year tax filing
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

2019 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing

Federal Always Free
State Only $17.99
2019 prior year tax filing
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

2018 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing

Federal Always Free
State Only $17.99
2018 prior year tax filing
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

The IRS is no longer processing refunds for 2018. You must have filed your return within 3 years of the return due date to claim a refund.

2017 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing

Federal Always Free
State Only $17.99
2017 prior year tax filing
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

The IRS is no longer processing refunds for 2017. You must have filed your return within 3 years of the return due date to claim a refund.

2016 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing

Federal Always Free
State Only $17.99
2016 prior year tax filing
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

The IRS is no longer processing refunds for 2016. You must have filed your return within 3 years of the return due date to claim a refund.

2015 Tax Software

Prior Year Tax Filing

Federal Always Free
State Only $17.99
2015 prior year tax filing
Please note: Prior year tax returns must be mailed.

The IRS is no longer processing refunds for 2015. You must have filed your return within 3 years of the return due date to claim a refund.

IT'S IN THE VAULT

Download and Print

Print Prior Year Returns

If you filed with TaxHawk, you can access and print your returns for the past seven years by logging into your 2022 account.

Print Prior Year Returns

Request Copy From IRS

If you aren't a TaxHawk customer, you can still get a copy of your prior year return from the IRS.

IRS Form 4506

IT'S NOT TOO LATE

File Prior Year Taxes

Even though the deadline has passed, you can still prepare taxes for prior years. Many people who file late tax returns have refunds waiting for them. We'll help you prepare and mail your federal and state tax returns.

Our software can prepare 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 tax returns.

How do I file back tax returns?

STEP 1

Gather your tax documents

Brush the dust off those old tax forms from yesteryear. If you're missing something, file the 4506-T form to get a copy from the IRS.

STEP 2

File on TaxHawk

File your taxes online using TaxHawk's prior year tax software. You can prepare and mail 2015-2021 tax returns.

STEP 3

Mail your forms

Once you finish preparing your prior year returns, mail them to the IRS. It takes a few weeks for your returns to be processed.

STEP 4

Get your refund

Most people with old tax returns have a refund waiting. File now to claim your refund before it expires.

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File 2015-2021 tax returns online.

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We'll help you get the biggest refund the fastest way possible.

Always Free Federal
Always Free Federal

File your federal taxes for free, no matter how complex your return is.

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Get more peace of mind and more assistance when you file.

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Safe and Secure

Your information is private and secure on our site.

Returning User Advantage
Returning User Advantage

Free account roll-over and back-ups of completed tax returns are included.

Fast Customer Support
Fast Customer Support

We answer your questions through email and the account message center.

Guaranteed 100% Accurate
Guaranteed 100% Accurate

We check for errors as you go. All calculations are guaranteed accurate.

Always Free Federal

No Matter What

Our free federal service covers both simple and complicated tax situations. We support investment, self-employed, rental income, and much more. Common life events like having a child, going to school, and buying/selling a home are also covered without the need to upgrade.

Filing Jointly

Home Ownership

Itemized Deductions

Dependents

Investments

Self-Employed

Rental Property

Education

Accuracy is Guaranteed

Answer some simple questions and we'll fill out your prior year return for you. All calculations are guaranteed 100% accurate.

Accuracy is Guaranteed

Answer some simple questions and we'll fill out your prior year return for you. All calculations are guaranteed 100% accurate.

File current year taxes

In addition to filing old tax returns, you can prepare and e-file your current year taxes for free.