Tax Year 2017 Modernized eFile Schemas and Business Rules for Individual Tax Returns and Extensions

The tables below provide links to the Tax Year 2017 Release Memorandum, XML Schemas, and Business Rules for the MeF 1040 Series and Extensions.   

Throughout the year, multiple versions of Schemas and Business Rules may be in use at the same time.  For each version, the tables below reflect the effective dates in the Assurance Testing System (ATS) and Production System.  

Tax Year 2017 Documents

Tax Year 2017 Form 1040 Series

Version Date Available ATS Date Production Date Comments
2017v6.3 04/25/2018 06/10/2018 06/10/2018 04/23/2018: 
Change pages for
Tax Types 1040, 1040A, and 1040NR, and version 6.3 schema diff files
2017v6.2 02/15/2018 03/11/2018 03/18/2018  
2017v6.1 12/27/2017 01/07/2018 01/29/2018  
2017v6.0 12/13/2017 12/29/2017 01/29/2018  
2017v5.0 11/02/2017 12/10/2017 Not Valid for Production  
2017v4.0 09/27/2017 Start: 10/30/2017
End: 12/09/2017
Not Valid for Production  
2017v3.0 08/16/2017 Not Valid for ATS Not Valid for Production  
2017v2.0 06/28/2017 Not Valid for ATS Not Valid for Production  
2017v1.0 05/19/2017 Not Valid for ATS Not Valid for Production  

Tax Year 2017 Form 4868

Version Date Available ATS Date Production Date
2017v3.0 12/13/2017 12/29/2017 01/29/2018
2017v2.0 09/27/2017 10/30/2017 Not Valid for Production
2017v1.0 06/28/2017 Not Valid for ATS Not Valid for Production

Tax Year 2017 Form 2350

Version Date Available ATS Date Production Date
2017v3.0 12/13/2017 12/29/2017 01/29/2018
2017v2.0 09/27/2017 10/30/2017 Not Valid for Production
2017v1.0 06/28/2017 Not Valid for ATS Not Valid for Production

Form 9465

Version Date Available ATS Date Production Date
CUv17.0 12/13/2017 12/29/2017 01/29/2018
CUv16.0 11/02/2017 12/10/2017 Not Valid for Production
CUv15.0 09/27/2017

Start: 10/30/2017
End: 12/09/2017

Not Valid for Production

Form 56

Version Date Available ATS Date Production Date
CUv15.0 09/27/2017 10/30/2017 01/29/2018
CUv14.0 08/16/2017 Not Valid for ATS Not Valid for Production


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

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