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TY2012 XML Schemas and Business Rules for Exempt Organizations Modernized e-file

The following links provide information and technical guidance for software developers and transmitters who are interested in developing software for the Modernized e-File Forms 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, 990-PF, 1120-POL and 8868 for Tax Year (TY) 2012. You will find the XML Schemas, Business Rules and other useful information and documents. Test scenarios are provided in Publication 4205.

Stylesheets – Forms 990/990EZ/990-PF/1120-POL/8868 and corporate Forms 1120/1120S/7004 stylesheets can be downloaded for use in displaying XML tax return data.

Production & Acceptance Testing System (ATS) System - Current Valid Schemas

Form 990/990-EZ/990-PF

Links to Form 990 TY2012 Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memos
Version Date Posted ATS Dates Production Dates
2012v3.0 09-26-2014

Start Date: 11-03-2014

End Date:

Start Date: TBD

End Date:

2012v2.3 09-05-2013

Start Date: 08-02-2013

End Date:

Start Date: 08-02-2013

End Date:

2012v2.2 04-01-2013

Start Date: 03-04-2013

End Date:

Start Date: 03-04-2013

End Date:

2012v2.1

01-22-2013

Start Date: 12-31-2012

End Date:

Start Date: 01-07-2013

End Date:

2012v2.0

01-22-2013

Start Date: 12-17-2012

End Date:

Start Date: 01-07-2013

End Date:

2012v1.1

01-22-2013

Start Date: 11-05-2012

End Date:

Not operational in Production

2012v1.0

01-22-2013

Start Date: 11-05-2012

End Date:

Not operational in Production

     

 

Form 990-N

Links to Form 990-N TY2012 Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memos
Version Date Posted ATS Dates Production Dates
2012v2.0 09-26-2014

Start Date: 11-03-2014

End Date:

Start Date: TBD

End Date:

2012v1.3 09-05-2013

Start Date: 08-02-2013

End Date:

Start Date: 08-02-2013

End Date:

2012v1.2

01-22-2013

Start Date: 12-31-2012

End Date:

Start Date: 01-07-2013

End Date:

2012v1.1

01-22-2013

Start Date: 11-05-2012

End Date:

Start Date: 01-07-2013

End Date:

2012v1.0

01-22-2013

Start Date: 11-05-2012

End Date:

Start Date: 01-07-2013

End Date:

         

Form 1120-POL

Links to Form 1120-POL TY2012 Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memos
Version Date Posted ATS Dates Production Dates
2012v2.0 09-26-2014

Start Date:  11-03-2014

End Date:

Start Date:  TBD

End Date:

 

2012v1.5 09-05-2013

Start Date:  08-02-2013

End Date:

Start Date:  08-02-2013

End Date:

2012v1.4 04-01-2013

Start Date:  03-04-2013

End Date:

Start Date:  03-04-2013

End Date:

2012v1.3

01-22-2013

Start Date:  12-31-2012

End Date: 

Start Date:  01-07-2013

End Date: 

2012v.1.2

01-22-2013

Start Date:  12-17-2012

End Date: 

Start Date:  01-07-2013

End Date: 

2012v1.1

01-22-2013

Start Date:  11-05-2012

End Date:  

Start Date:  01-07-2013

End Date: 

2012v1.0

01-22-2013

Start Date:  11-05-2012

End Date:  

Start Date:  01-07-2013

End Date: 

 

     

Form 8868

Links to Form 8868 TY2012 Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memos
Version Date Posted ATS Dates Production Dates
2012v1.4 09-26-2013

Start Date: 11-04-2013 

End Date:

Start Date: 01-06-2014 

End Date:

2012v1.3 09-05-2013

Start Date: 08-02-2013 

End Date:

Start Date: 08-02-2013 

End Date:

2012v1.2

01-22-2013

Start Date: 12-31-2012 

End Date: 

Start Date: 01-07-2013 

End Date:

2012v1.1

01-22-2013

Start Date: 11-05-2012 

End Date:  

Start Date: 01-07-2013 

End Date:  

2012v1.0

01-22-2013

Start Date: 11-05-2012 

End Date: 

Start Date: 01-07-2013 

End Date:  

 

 

          

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 26-Sep-2014