The following links provide information and technical guidance for Software Developers and Transmitters who are interested in developing software for the Modernized e-File Individual Tax Return Program. You will find XML Schemas, Business Rules, and other useful information and documents by tax year.
|2018||1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56|
|2017||1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56|
|2016||1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56|
|2015||1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56|
Software Testing: Tax Year test scenarios are provided in Publication 1436.
Stylesheets: Individual Tax Return and Extensions stylesheets can be downloaded for use in displaying XML tax return data and are located on the MeF Stylesheets page.
- A Send Submissions sample can be found in Section 4.3.1 of the MeF State and Trading Partners ICD, which is located on the MeF User Guides and Publications page.
IRS e-Signature Option for Taxpayers Currently Using Forms 8878 or 8879