Extended Scheduled Maintenance
Both the Modernized e-File (MeF) ATS and Production environments will be unavailable for use Sunday August 18, 2019, beginning at 1:00 a.m. Eastern through 1:00 p.m. Eastern. Maintenance will be performed to ensure the system is functioning at peak performance.
Thank you for your understanding as we perform this important maintenance.
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.
Filing Season Start dates:
The IRS is now accepting business tax returns and individual tax returns.
For more information regarding MeF, please see the Modernized e-File (MeF) Program Information on IRS.gov.