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IRS e-file Technical Publications

Publications to Aid in the Electronic Filing of Individual and Business Tax Returns


Individual Tax Returns

Revenue Procedure 2007-40
Informs Authorized IRS e-file Providers of their obligations to the Internal Revenue Service, taxpayers, and other participants in IRS e-file.

Publication 1345 (Rev. 03-09)
Handbook for Authorized IRS e-file Providers of Individual Income Tax Returns
Publication 1345 contains information for Authorized IRS e-file Providers who have applied and been accepted into the IRS e-file program.

Publication 3112 (Rev. 03-09)
IRS e-file Application & Participation

Publication 1346 (Rev. 10-2012)
Electronic Return File Specifications and Record Layouts for Individual Income Tax Returns (Tax Year 2012)

Publication 1346 (Rev. 10-2011)
Electronic Return File Specifications and Record Layouts for Individual Income Tax Returns (Tax Year 2011)

Publication 1346 for Tax Year 2010 (Rev. 9-2010)
Electronic Return File Specifications and Record Layouts for Individual Income Tax Returns (Tax Year 2010)
This publication is useful for software developers writing software for IRS e-file, online filing, and Federal/State e-file programs. It contains all pertinent information (e.g., specifications, record layouts) required for these programs. This publication may also be useful for transmiters of return data for these programs.

Publication 1346 for Tax Year 2009 (Rev. 9-2009)
Electronic Return File Specifications and Record Layouts for Individual Income Tax Returns (Tax Year 2009)
This publication is useful for software developers writing software for IRS e-file, online filing, and Federal/State e-file programs. It contains all pertinent information (e.g., specifications, record layouts) required for these programs. This publication may also be useful for transmiters of return data for these programs.
 

 

Publication 1436 (Rev. 10-2009)
Test Package for Electronic Filers of Individual Income Tax Returns for Tax Year 2009
Publication 1436 contains a group of scenarios and instructions for preparing test material for Electronic Filing of Individual Income Tax Returns.

Publication 1436 (Rev. 09-2011)
Test Package for Electronic Files of Individual Income Tax Returns for Tax Year 2011

Publication 1436 (Rev. 09-2010)
Test Package for Electronic Filers of Individual Income Tax Returns for Tax Year 2010
Publication 1436 contains a group of scenarios and instructions for preparing test material for Electronic Filing of Individual Income Tax Returns.

 


Business Tax Returns

Publication 3823
Employment Tax e-file System Implementation & User Guide (Forms 940 & 941)

Publication 4163
Modernized e-File Information for Authorized IRS e-file Providers of Forms 1120/1120S

Publication 1437
Procedures for the Form 1041 e-file Program, U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates & Trusts

Publication 1220
Specifications for Filing Forms 1098, 1099, 5498 and W-2G Electronically

Publication 1582
Information Returns Vendor List


 

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