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.
Assurance Testing System (ATS) Cutover
MeF ATS is scheduled to be unavailable 9:00 a.m. Eastern time, October 19, 2020 until 9:00 a.m. Eastern time, November 2, 2020. The TY2020/PY2021 WSDLs, schemas and business rules will be loaded during this cutover. Please note: All existing test submissions will be deleted except for those sent in during the thirty days prior to cutover.
We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
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.
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 IRS.gov.