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Schemas and Business Rules for Form 1041 Modernized e-File MeF

 XML Schemas, Business Rules and other information for software developers and transmitters, who are interested in developing software for the Modernized e-File Form 1041, is provided by Tax Year:

  • In Processing Year 2016, MeF will accept Form 1041 Tax Years 2015 and 2014 returns
  • In Processing Year 2017, MeF will accept Form 1041 Tax Years 2016, 2015 and 2014.

Test Scenarios for Tax Year 2016 are posted to the Modernized e-File (MeF) Assurance Testing System (ATS) Updates page on



Schemas and Business Rule for Form 1041 MeF by Tax Year
Tax Year Form Type
2016 1041
2015 1041
2014 1041


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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 23-Jan-2017