Modernized eFile (MeF) Operational Status

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Modernized e-File (MeF) provides electronic filing and payment options for filers of Corporation, Employment Tax, Estates and Trusts, Excise Tax, Exempt Organization, Individual, and Partnership Tax Returns. 

Current System Status: 
Production System: Operational*
Assurance Testing System (ATS): Not 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

Shutdown begins on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, in order to prepare the system for the upcoming Tax Year 2020 Filing Season.

Filing Season 2020 Start dates: 

Business tax returns: January 7, 2020

Individual tax returns: January 27, 2020

Form 1040 Amended with Form 1040-X : August 17, 2020

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