Tax Year 2016 Valid XML, Schemas and Business Rules for Form 2290 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 (MeF) Form 2290 for Tax Year (TY) 2016. Included are the XML Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memorandum and specific instructions.

Developers and other Authorized IRS e-file Providers can find information on e-filing returns through MeF in the Publication 4163 and Publication 4164.  Test Scenarios for Form 2290 are can be found on the Modernized e-File (MeF) Assurance Testing System (ATS) Updates page located on irs.gov.


XML Schemas, Business Rules and Release Memo - Throughout the year, multiple versions of these documents may be in use at the same time. Special attention should be paid to the Release Memo issue date and the projected start and end dates for Assurance Testing System (ATS) and Production.

 

Tax Year 2016 Documents

Release Memo

Schema Version

ATS Date

Production Date

XML Documents

Tax Year 2016 Valid XML Schemas and Business Rules for Form 2290 Modernized e-File (MeF)

05/19/2017

2016v4.0

06/11/2017

06/18/2017

Release Memo
dated
06/13/2018

Business Rule
Change Page

Release Memo
dated 05/17/2018

Business Rule
Change Page
(04/13/2018)

Release Memo

 

Form 9465

Version Date Posted ATS Date Production Date
CUv20.0 10/17/2018

Start: 12/09/2018 
End:       

Start: 01/08/2019
End:
CUv19.0 06/13/2018 Start: 10/29/2018
End: 12/08/2018 
Not Valid for Production
CUv18.0 05/17/2018 Not Valid for ATS Not Valid for Production

 

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