IRIS Schemas and Business Rules


The following table lists XML schemas, business rules and release memorandum for the Information Returns Intake System (IRIS).

Throughout the year, multiple versions of business rules and schemas may be in use at the same time. For each version of IRIS, the tables reflect the effective dates in the production system and the Assurance Testing System (ATS).

For questions, contact the Help Desk at 866-937-4130.

How to Get Schemas and Business Rules

To receive IRIS schemas and business rules, you must have an IRIS Transmitter Control Code (TCC).

With an IRIS TCC, you can get schema packages in your e-Services mailbox.

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Valid Production and ATS IRIS Schemas

Tax Year/Version Form Series Date Available in SOR ATS Start Date Production Date Comments
2022v1.0 Form 1099 series and extensions:

1099-A, 1099-B,1099-C, 1099-CAP, 1099-DIV, 1099-G, 1099-H, 1099-INT, 1099-K, 1099-LS, 1099-LTC, 1099-MISC, 1099-NEC, 1099-OID, 1099-PATR, 1099-Q, 1099-QA, 1099-R, 1099-S, 1099-SA, 1099-SB

5/2/2023 June 2023 June 2023