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TY2010 Valid XML Schemas and Business Rules for Form 720 Modernized e-File (MeF)

 

The following links provide information and technical guidance for software developers and transmitters who are interested in developing software for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Form 720 for Tax Year (TY) 2010. Included are the XML Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memorandum and specific instructions.

Developers and other Authorized IRS e-file Providers can find information on e-filing returns through MeF in the Publication 4163 and Publication 4164. Test Scenarios for (TY) 2010 are provided in Publication 4594.

XML Schemas, Business Rules and Release Memo - Throughout the year, multiple versions of these documents may be in use at the same time. Special attention should be paid to the Release Memo issue date and the projected start and end dates for Assurance Testing System (ATS) and Production.

TY2010 Form 720 Schemas, Business Rules and Release Memo

Release Memo

Schema Version

ATS Date

Production Date

Business Rules

10/25/2011

Q4v2.4

Q3v2.4

Q2v2.4

Q1v2.4

12/19/2011

01/09/2012

Q4v2.4

Q3v2.4

Q2v2.4

Q1v2.4

09/13/2011

Q4v2.3

Q3v2.3

Q2v2.3

Q1v2.3

10/31/2011

"Not Valid for Production"

Q4v2.3

Q3v2.3

Q2v2.3

Q1v2.3

12/07/2010

Q4v2.2

Q3v2.2

Q2v2.2

Q1v2.2

12/27/2010

01/03/2011

Q4v2.2

Q3v2.2

Q2v2.2

Q1v2.2

10/26/2010

Q4v2.1

Q3v2.1

Q2v2.1

Q1v2.1

12/20/2010

01/03/2011

Q4v2.1

Q3v2.1

Q2v2.1

Q1v2.1

09/29/2010

Q4v2.0

Q3v2.0

Q2v2.0

Q1v2.0

12/06/2010

01/03/2011

Q4v2.0

Q3v2.0

Q2v2.0

Q1v2.0

08/19/2010

Q4v1.0

11/01/2010

01/03/2011

Q4v1.0

05/13/2010

Q3v1.0

Q2v1.0

Q1v1.0

06/13/2010

06/27/2010

Q3v1.0

Q2v1.0

Q2v1.0 Change Page

Q1v1.0

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