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swampwiz

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The 8606 form has not been released yet!
« on: January 27, 2018, 02:48:15 AM »
We have just passed the last work day before the official opening day of tax season, and the all-important (for us moustachers) 8606 form has not been released!

The link @ the IRS website is the 2016 form:

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8606.pdf

There is however a draft one for 2017, which seems to be the same except for the year:

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-dft/f8606--dft.pdf


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Re: The 8606 form has not been released yet!
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2018, 02:36:32 PM »
That means you're waiting to file your taxes if you need that form. Schedule A was not available as of a couple days ago either.
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Re: The 8606 form has not been released yet!
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2018, 10:21:50 PM »
This is outrageous.

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Re: The 8606 form has not been released yet!
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2018, 03:10:36 AM »
Totally ridiculous. It’s not like the IRS has anything else to be doing weeks after a once-in-a-generation overhaul of the tax code!

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Re: The 8606 form has not been released yet!
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 01:20:04 PM »
We have just passed the last work day before the official opening day of tax season, and the all-important (for us moustachers) 8606 form has not been released!

The link @ the IRS website is the 2016 form:

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8606.pdf

There is however a draft one for 2017, which seems to be the same except for the year:

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-dft/f8606--dft.pdf

8606 is now updated for 2017. (Your link now goes to the 2017 version.) TurboTax help says it will be available on TurboTax on 2/15/2018.
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Re: The 8606 form has not been released yet!
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2018, 05:40:35 AM »
Yes, it was released, and in time for me to fill out the paper and mail it in (I was going abroad for a long time, and so needed to get that form, since the IRS does not allow a printed signature!)  Interestingly, it was only a day or two after I complained about it to my curmudgeon senator.  Perhaps I was the reason for this to go earlier than planned?

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Re: The 8606 form has not been released yet!
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2018, 06:07:21 AM »
I would be shocked if the wheels of government turned anywhere near that quickly.

You know you get two extra months if you are abroad on the filing deadline, right?

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Re: The 8606 form has not been released yet!
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2018, 10:13:23 AM »
I'm filing this year using free file fillable forms. Form 8606 is scheduled to be available on their website on Feb. 22. I've already set a reminder to finish up my taxes on that day. No biggie.
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