Much of the information that gets reported on a state return gets listed on your federal return as well. Because of this, you must enter your federal return information as though you are preparing a federal return. When you are done with your federal return, add the appropriate state returns that you plan to file.
*Please note: At this time, we offer "state only" filings to customers who have already filed a current year accepted federal return with us. If you have not filed a federal return with us but wish to, please go back and check the federal return box at the beginning of the e-file process.
If you have already filed a federal return elsewhere, it is recommended that you file your state returns with that provider as well. You may also go to the state website for assistance.
Your account will still be charged the federal tax preparation fee (if any) when filing a "State Only" return. Some states still require that some Part Year and/or Non Resident returns be mailed in. To check if this is case for your state please visit your state's website for the return instructions.
Which States Do Not Allow "State Only' Filings?
Some states will not allow you to file a state return without an accompanying federal return. These states include: