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Tax Year 2016 Valid XML, Schemas and Business Rules for Form 2290 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 (MeF) Form 2290 for Tax Year (TY) 2016. Included are the XML Schemas, Business Rules, Release Memorandum and specific instructions.

Developers and other Authorized IRS e-file Providers can find information on e-filing returns through MeF in the
Publication 4163 and Publication 4164.  Test Scenarios for Form 2290 are can be found on the Modernized e-File (MeF) Assurance Testing System (ATS) Updates page located on irs.gov.


XML Schemas, Business Rules and Release Memo - 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 (ATS) and Production.

 

Tax Year 2016 Documents

Tax Year 2016 Valid XML Schemas and Business Rules for Form 2290 Modernized e-File (MeF)

Release Memo

Schema Version

ATS Date

Production Date

XML Documents

05/19/2017 2016v4.0 June 11, 2017 June 18, 2017 Release Memo
11/09/2016 2016v3.1 December 12, 2016 January 06, 2017 Release Memo
Schemas
Business Rules
9/23/2016 2016v3.0 October 31, 2016 Not Valid for Production Release Memo
Schemas
Business Rules
07/28/2016 2016v2.0 October 31, 2016 Not Valid for Production Release Memo
Schemas
Business Rules
05/20/2016 2016v1.0 June 1, 2016 July 1, 2016 Release Memo
Schemas
Business Rules

 

Form 9465

Version Date Posted ATS Date Production Date
CUv14.0 11/10/2016 12/12/2016 01/06/2017

 

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