MeF Production environment will be unavailable for use Sunday December 16, 2018, beginning at 1:00 a.m. Eastern through 10:30 a.m. Eastern.
Current System Status:
Production System: Operational*
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.
Assurance Testing System (ATS) The TY2018/PY2019 WSDLs, schemas and business rules have been loaded in ATS. All existing test submissions will be deleted except for those sent in during the thirty days prior to cutover.(Updated 10/29/2018)
New Schemas and Business Rules are Available! Software Developers and State organizations may access and download new Schemas and/or Business Rules from their e-Services mailbox. In order to access these files you must have an active e-Services account and be listed on an e-File application with the provider option of Software Developer or State. Your role must be Responsible Official, or Delegated User with MeF authorities.(Updated 12/11/2018)
Tax Year 2018 / Processing Year 2019 Schemas and Business Rules are available.
Schemas and Business Rules:
• Form 990x 2018v3.1
• Form 1120 POL 2018v2.1
• Form 1065 2018v4.1
• Form 1041 2018v5.0
• Form 1120x 2018v5.1
• Form 1040 Series 2018v6.0
Change Pages Only:
• Form 9465 CUv20.0
• Form 56 CUv16.0
• Form 940 2018v1.0
• 94x Online PIN Registration CUv3.0
Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Calls: TBD
Filing Season Start dates: TBD
For more information regarding MeF, please see the Modernized e-File (MeF) Program Information on IRS.gov.