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Subject:  Re: Amended or "new" return Date:  4/5/2013  3:05 AM
Author:  ptheland Number:  118287 of 131280

I'll toss in one more almost worthless recollection that you are right on filing a corrected (rather than amended) return before April 15.

However, I've never done it. So I have no experience with that. And I'm not sure how it's that much easier than an amended return.

My explanation on the 1040X would be something like: The attached K-1s were received after the return was filed. Due to the pervasive changes, a complete corrected return is attached.

I HAVE done that before, and had no problems with the amended returns.

--Peter

PS - Besides, who has the time to correct a return before April 15 now?? ;-)
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