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Valid XML Schemas and Business Rules for 1065-1065B 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 Forms 1065/1065-B. You will find by Tax Year, the XML Schemas, Business Rules and other useful information and documents. Test scenarios are provided in Publication 4505 for tax years 2011, 2012 and 2013.  Test scenarios are provided in Publication 5078 for tax year 2013.

Form 1065/1065-B stylesheets can be downloaded for use in displaying XML tax return data.


Production & Acceptance Testing System (ATS) - Current Valid Schemas
Tax Year Form Type
2013 Form1065/1065-B
2012 Form1065/1065-B
2011 Form1065/1065-B


Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 21-Mar-2014