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TY2014 XML Schemas and Business Rules for Exempt Organizations Modernized e-file

The links below 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) 2014. Included are the XML Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memorandums and specific instructions. 

Developers and other Authorized IRS e-file Providers can find information on e-filing returns through MeF in Publication 4163 and Publication 4164

Test scenarios for the Form 990 family, 990-N, 1120-POL and 8868 are listed on the Exempt Organizations MeF Assurance Testing System (ATS) Test Scenarios page. General testing information can be found in Publication 5078.

We have created a page to provide additional information relating to the XML standardization effort. This site includes the XML Workbooks and additional helpful items to assist in the transition process. For more information on the XML standardization effort see the Modernized e-File (MeF) XML Standardization page. 

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

Forms and Attachments Listings: The Forms and Attachments Listing for the Forms 990/990-EZ/990-PF and the Form 1120-POL can be downloaded for your use.

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

Form 990/990-EZ/990-PF

Links to Form 990 TY2014 Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memos
Version Date Posted ATS Dates Production Dates
2014v2.0 09-09-2014

Start Date: Not operational in ATS

End Date:

Start Date: Not operational in Production

End Date:

2014v1.0 07-09-2014

Start Date: Not operational in ATS

End Date:

Start Date: Not operational in Production

End Date:

     

 

Form 990-N

Links to Form 990-N TY2014 Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memos
Version Date Posted ATS Dates Production Dates
2014v2.0 07-22-2014

Start Date: 11-3-2014

End Date:

Start Date: TBD

End Date:

2014v1.0

07-09-2014

Start Date: Not operational in ATS

End Date:

Start Date: Not operational in Production

End Date:

         

Form 1120-POL

Links to Form 1120-POL TY2014 Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memos
Version Date Posted ATS Dates Production Dates
2014v2.0 07-22-2014

Start Date:  Not operational in ATS

End Date:  

Start Date:  Not operational in Production

End Date: 

2014v1.0

07-09-2014

Start Date:  Not operational in ATS

End Date:  

Start Date:  Not operational in Production

End Date: 

 

     

Form 8868

Links to Form 8868 TY2014 Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memos
Version Date Posted ATS Dates Production Dates
2014v2.0 07-22-2014

Start Date: 11-3-2014

End Date: 

Start Date: TBD

End Date:  

2014v1.0

07-09-2014

Start Date: Not operational in ATS

End Date: 

Start Date: Not operational in Production

End Date:  

 

 

          

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 10-Sep-2014