Modernized eFile (MeF) Operational Status

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Current System Status: 
Production System: Operational (accepting business tax returns only)
Assurance Testing System (ATS): Operational


Scheduled Maintenance Build: A routine system maintenance build is scheduled every Sunday from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Eastern.


Update :

1040 MeF Production Shutdown/Cutover

Schedule Shutdown begins on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern in order to prepare the system for the upcoming Tax Year 2019 Filing Season.


Filing Season 2020 Start dates: 

Business tax returns: January 7, 2020

Individual tax returns: January 27, 2020


For more information regarding MeF, please see the Modernized e-File (MeF) Program Information on IRS.gov.