Form 720 Release Memo
December 7, 2010
MeF Excise 720 Stakeholders:
We posted the following Tax Years (TY), production version eXtensible Mark-up Language (XML) Schemas and Business Rules for Form 720. The following are included:
The above schemas include all tax forms for Form 720 – Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return. All changes to the schemas can be found in the “Diff” files.
Business Rule Changes:
There were no changes to the Business Rules.
Business Rules are posted in two different formats that contain identical information – Adobe (.pdf) and a comma-separated file (.csv). A column within the file identifies changes made from the last posted version to help clarify what changes were made.
These updates are posted in the Production and Assurance Testing System (ATS) table, entitled, Form 720 Schemas, Business Rules and Release Memo.
XML transmissions to the Modernized e-File (MeF) platform can be received only via the Internet Filing Application (IFA) or the Application-to-Application (A2A) channels.
As always, if you have any questions or comments, please contact the e-Help Desk at 866-255-0654. For questions about excise tax forms and tax law contact the Excise Hotline at 866-699-4096.