Modernized e-File Schemas and Business Rules for Individual Tax Returns and Extensions
The following links provide information and technical guidance for Software Developers and Transmitters who are interested in developing software for the Modernized e-File Individual Tax Return Program. You will find XML Schemas, Business Rules, and other useful information and documents by tax year.
NEW: For Tax Year 2016, 1040NR has been added to the Modernized e-File Platform
|2016||1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040NR, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56|
|2015||1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56|
|2014||1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56|
|2013||1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, 1040SS(PR), 4868, 2350, 9465, 56|
Software Testing: Tax Year test scenarios are provided in Publication 1436.
Stylesheets: Individual Tax Return and Extensions stylesheets can be downloaded for use in displaying XML tax return data and are located on the MeF Stylesheets page.
- A Send Submissions sample can be found in Section 4.3.1 of the MeF State and Trading Partners ICD, which is located on the MeF User Guides and Publications page.
IRS e-Signature Option for Taxpayers Currently Using Forms 8878 or 8879