Tax Year 2020 Schemas and Business Rules for Employment Tax Modernized e-File (MeF) Forms

 

The tables below provide links to the Tax Year 2020 XML Schemas, Business Rules, and Release Memorandum for the Employment Tax Forms (Form 94x series).

Throughout the year, multiple versions of Schemas and Business Rules may be in use at the same time. The table reflects the effective dates in the Assurance Testing System (ATS) and Production System, for each version.

Tax Year 2020 Documents

Tax Year 2020 94x MeF Accepted Forms and Schedules PDF

Tax Year 2020 94x MeF ATS Information

Tax Year 2020 94x MeF Forms and Attachment List XLSX

Tax Year 2020 94x MeF Return Due Dates PDF

Tax Year 2020 94x MeF Stylesheets

Tax Year 2020 Known Issues and Solutions  XLSX- (Revised 05/25/2021)

Tax Year 2020 Form 94x (Annual Forms)

Version Available Date ATS Dates Production Dates
2020v2.0 11/21/2020

Start: 12/13/2020

End: TBD

Start: 01/08/2021

End: TBD

2020v1.1 10/17/2020 Start: 11/22/2020

End: 12/12/2020

Not Valid for Production
2020v1.0 07/22/2020 Start: 11/02/2020

End: 12/12/2020

Not Valid for Production

Tax Year 2020 Form 941x (Quarterly Forms)

Version Available Date ATS Dates Production Dates
2020v1.1 06/15/2020 Start: 06/07/2020

End: TBD

Start: 06/21/2020

End: TBD

2020v1.0 07/02/2019

Start: 11/04/2019

End: TBD

Start: 04/01/2020

End: TBD

94x Online Signature PIN Registration Application

Version Available Date ATS Dates Production Dates
CUv3.0 05/17/2018 Start: 10/29/2018

End: TBD

Start: 01/08/2019

End: TBD

Form 9465

Version Available Date ATS Dates Production Dates
CUv24.0 10/17/2020

Start: 11/22/2020
End: TBD

Start: 02/12/2021

End: TBD

CUv23.0 09/02/2020

Start: 11/02/2020
End: 11/21/2020

Not Valid for Production
CUv22.0 07/22/2020 Not Valid for ATS Not Valid for Production
CUv21.0 07/23/2019

Start: 11/04/2019
End: 11/01/2020

Start: 01/07/2020
End: 02/11/2021


Schemas and Business Rules for Employment Tax Modernized e-File (MeF) Forms

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