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Author: katiewa Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121592  
Subject: Error on adjusted gross income Date: 10/24/2012 8:14 PM
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I made an error on our taxes for 2011--double-counted a portion of our 401k contribution. Error was found by state, and we're working through that now.

What is the best way to handle the change for the federal return? Do I just file an amended return? Should I call them first? Is a letter of explanation recommended?

Thanks.

Kathleen
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