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Keep in mind the OP had already electronically filed the return before discovering their error.

You misunderstand. Sending in an amended return before the efile (or any filing for that matter) is completely processed is bad practice. Waiting a "couple of weeks" and "I'm quite sure..." is insufficient.

This was a simple mistake. No fraud was involved. It's possible that the IRS will rectify the error and notify the OP. Even if they don't, there is no reason to amend before April 17.

It's up to the OP to decide how to act.
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