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Below is the library of previous messages. This page contains the last 12 months of prior QuickAlerts messages and is updated after the 1st of each month.

 


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June 2015

  • Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return (Form 720) Business Rules and Major XML Schema versions TY 2015Q2v2.2; TY 2015Q3v2.2; and TY2015Q4v2.2
  • Heavy Highway Use Tax (Form 2290) Business Rules and XML Schemas for Tax Years 2015v4.0, 2014v3.0 and 2013v3.0 
  • Unscheduled Modernized e-File (MeF) Maintenance Build
  • ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting on June 23, 2015
  • Early look of the AIR Submission Composition and Reference Guide and updated Draft Publication 5165
  • Update to ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting on June 23, 2015
  • Extended Maintenance Window for the MeF Production and ATS Environments
  • Update for the ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting scheduled for June 23, 2015
  • Affordable Care Act Information Returns (AIR) Application for TCC

May 2015

  • Electronic Management System (EMS) Shutdown for BATS
  • ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting on May 12, 2015
  • Unscheduled Modernized e-File (MeF) Maintenance
  • Call-in information for the ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting on May 12, 2015
  • AIR - Update:  May 12th Working Group Meeting Presentation Material Posted
  • AIR - Update:  May 12th Working Group Meeting Presentation Material Posted
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Power Outage for Memorial Day Weekend
  • AIR - May 28, 2015, Working Group Meeting
  • Draft Publication 5164, Test Package for Electronic Filers of Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Returns (AIR)
  • Routine Memorial Day power outage begins May 23
  • AIR - Update:  May 28th Working Group Meeting Presentation Material Posted

April 2015

  • Clarification regarding when the ACA Provider role should be selected on an e-file Application
  • Inappropriate referrals to the IRS e-help Desk are causing longer hold times
  • New IRS publication highlights tax payment options
  • ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting on April 30, 2015
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Operating Status
  • UPDATE - Modernized e-File (MeF) Operating Status
  • Draft Publication 5165, &quotGuide for Electronically Filing Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Returns for Software Developers and Transmitters (Processing Year 2015)&quot
  • Call-in information for the ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting on April 30, 2015

March 2015

  • Unscheduled Modernized e-File (MeF) Maintenance Build
  • Extended Maintenance Window for the MeF Production and ATS Environments
  • Affordable Care Act Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting on March 31, 2015
  • Extended Maintenance Window for the MeF Production and ATS Environments
  • ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting on March 31, 2015
  • AIR - Update:  March 31st Working Group Meeting Presentation Material Posted

February 2015

  • Update- Modernized e-File (MeF) Scheduled Maintenance Completed - Acknowledgements Processing at Normal Rates
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Acknowledgements
  • Acknowledgements Update
  • ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting on February 24, 2015

January 2015

  • System Changes for Filing Season
  • Extended Maintenance Window for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Environment
  • e-help Desk Service Change
  • 1040 Series Tax Year 2014v5.1 Business Rules
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Starts Filing Season 2015
  • ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting January 27, 2015
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Update on Daily Maintenance
  • ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting January 27, 2015
  • The ACA Information Returns (AIR) Working Group Meeting presentation has posted to IRS.gov
  • Delay in receiving Modernized e-File (MeF) Acknowledgements

December 2014

  • Extended Maintenance Window for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Production and ATS Environments
  • Extended Maintenance Window for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Assurance Testing System (ATS) Environment
  • Business MeF Production Shutdown/Cut Over Schedule
  • Reminder - The Electronic Management System (EMS), 94X Shutdown Dates and PY 2015 URL Link
  • ACA Information Return System Working Group Meeting December 16th 2014
  • Update - ACA Information Return System Working Group Meeting December 16th 2014
  • Use of Forms 8453-FE and 8453-F
  • 2015 Filing Season for Modernized e-File (MeF) and Electronic Management System (EMS) Individual and Business Returns

November 2014

  • e-file Application URL Registration and Annual Self-Certification
  • 1040 Modernized e-File (1040 MeF) Production Shutdown/Cutover Schedule
  • Scheduled Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Maintenance Build and the Sunday Build Window Extended
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Schema and Business Rules
  • Modernized eFile (MeF) Production and ATS Environment Change
  • 1040 Modernized e-File (1040 MeF) Production Shutdown/Cutover Schedule
  • ACA Information Return System Working Group Meeting November 18, 2014
  • Publications 1345 & 3112 Web content updates
  • Scheduled Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Maintenance Build and the Sunday Build Window Extended
  • Scheduled Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Maintenance Build Update
  • 94x XML 2015 Final Schemas for Legacy
  • Electronic Management System (EMS) - Upcoming System Downtimes

October 2014

  • IRS improves e-Services registration process
  • EITC Due Diligence Warning Letters
  • e-Services Columbus Day power outage
  • Modernized e-File Production System is Operational
  • Electronic Management System (EMS) Scheduled Downtime
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Build Window Extended
  • Disregard email about e-services products

September 2014

  • Extended Maintenance Window for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Testing and Production Environments
  • Electronic Management System (EMS) Memphis, TN Unavailable
  • Electronic Management System (EMS) Memphis, TN Available
  • Electronic Management System (EMS) Memphis, TN Unavailable
  • Extended Maintenance Window for Modernized e-File (MeF)
  • Electronic Management System (EMS), Memphis, TN Available
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Assurance Testing System (ATS) Cutover
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Power Outage for Columbus Day
  • Extended Maintenance Window for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Production and ATS Environments

August 2014

  • Electronic Management System (EMS) Downtime for BATS in Memphis
  • Electronic Management System (EMS) Downtime for BATS in Memphis Extended
  • Electronic Management System (EMS) Available for BATS in Memphis
  • Updated Prior Year Schemas and Manifest Business Rules for Filing Season 2015
  • Modernized e-File (MeF) Scheduled Power Outage

July 2014

  • Extended Maintenance Window for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Production and ATS Environments
  • UPDATE: Extended Maintenance Window for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Production and ATS Environments
  • Updated Schemas and Business Rules For Filing Season 2015 Posted on IRS.gov
  • Extended Maintenance Window for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Environment

 

 

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 06-Jul-2015