Information For...

For you and your family
Individuals abroad and more
EINs and other information

Filing For Individuals

Information For...

For you and your family
Standard mileage and other information

Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

 

Request for Transcript of Tax Returns
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Installment Agreement Request
Wage and Tax Statement

Popular For Tax Pros

Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

Modernized e-File Schemas and Business Rules for Individual Tax Returns and Extensions

 

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.   

 

Production & Acceptance Testing System (ATS) Schemas and Business Rules by Tax Year

Tax Year

 Form  Types

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
2014 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.

Instance Document:

IRS e-Signature Option for Taxpayers Currently Using Forms 8878 or 8879


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