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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 5078 for TY2014.   

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
2015 Form 1065/1065-B
2014 Form 1065/1065-B
2013 Form1065/1065-B
2012 Form1065/1065-B


Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 16-Jul-2015