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Schemas and Business Rules for Forms 1040/1040EZ/1040A/1040-SS(PR)/4868/2350/9465/56 Modernized e-File (MeF)

 

The following links provide information and technical guidance for Software Developers and Transmitters for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Forms 1040, 1040EZ, 1040A, 1040-SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465 and 56. You will find, by tax year, XML schemas, business rules, and other useful information and documents.

 

Production & Acceptance Testing System (ATS) Schemas and Business Rules by Tax Year

Tax Year

 Form  Type

2013 Forms 1040, 1040EZ, 1040A, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56
2012 Forms 1040, 1040EZ, 1040A, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56
2011 Forms 1040, 1040EZ, 1040A, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56

Software Testing: Tax Year test scenarios are provided in Publication 1436.

Stylesheets: Forms 1040 and 4868 stylesheets can be downloaded for use in displaying XML tax return data and are located on the MeF Stylesheets page.

Instance Document:

 


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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 16-Jan-2014