MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Intuit Inc. announced that its software Turbo Tax has resumed e-filing of state income tax returns Friday afternoon.
While users can still file national refunds, the state of Minnesota still will not accept refunds filed electronically with Turbo Tax.READ MORE: Minnesota Ranks Among Top 10 Most Active States, But It's Not All Good News
The company had temporarily suspended e-filing in all states over concerns of fraud after two Minnesota users reported that someone had already filed in their name.READ MORE: Driver Shot While On I-394 In St. Louis Park, Investigation Underway
The scare prompted the Minnesota Department of Revenue to block Turbo Tax filings, which remains closed pending further investigation.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue says the issue is with Turbo-Tax, but Intuit said it’s system wasn’t hacked.MORE NEWS: Recipe: Thai Bowls From The Classic Grill At Madden’s On Gull Lake
“We are working quickly to verify Intuit’s new security measures and their impact on Minnesota returns,” department officials said in a statement. “We will work continuously until we can assure Minnesotans that Turbo Tax returns will be filed safely.”