Valid XML Schemas and Business Rules for 1065 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 Forms 1065/1065-B. You will find the XML Schemas, Business Rules, and other useful information separated by tax year.

Form 1065/1065-B Stylesheets can be downloaded for use in displaying XML tax return data.

Production & Acceptance Testing System (ATS) - Current Valid Schemas

Tax Year Form Type
2020 Form 1065
2019 Form 1065
2018 Form 1065
2017 Form 1065/1065-B

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