2024 valid XML schemas and business rules for 1120 1120-F and 1120-S Modernized e-File (MeF)


The links below provide information and technical guidance for Software Developers and Transmitters who are interested in developing software for the Modernized e-File (MeF) Forms 1120, 1120-F, and 1120-S for Tax Year 2024.

Developers and other Authorized IRS e-file Providers can find information on e-filing returns through MeF in Publication 4163PDF and Publication 4164PDF. Directions for Corporations required to e-file can be found through the e-file for Large and Mid-Size Corporations website. Test Scenarios for the 1120 Form Family can be found on the Modernized e-File (MeF) Assurance Testing System (ATS) page.

Extensible Markup Language (XML) Schemas, Business Rules, and Release Memorandum - 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 and Production.

Form 1120 Schemas and Business Rules are now distributed through the Registered User Portal and your e-services mailbox. This mailbox is part of the Secure Object Repository (SOR). Users will access their mailbox in their existing e-services account to pick up the Schemas and Business Rules packages.

Tax year 2024 documents

  • Tax Year 2024 1120 MeF Accepted Forms and Schedule Coming soon
  • Tax Year 2024 1120 MeF Forms Attachment Listing Coming soon
  • Tax Year 2024 1120 MeF Return Due Dates Coming soon
  • Tax Year 2024 Stylesheets: MeF Stylesheets Coming soon
  • Tax Year 2024 Known Issues and Solutions Coming soon

Form 1120, 1120-F, 1120-S links to TY2024 release memos

Version Available date ATS date Production dates Comments
2024v1.0 06/06/2024 Not available for ATS Not available for Production Not valid for ATS and Production

Valid XML schemas and business rules for 1120/1120-F/1120-S  

Modernized e-File (MeF) schemas and business rules