Tax Year 2020 Schemas and Business Rules for Employment Tax Modernized e-File (MeF) Forms

 

The tables below provide links to the Tax Year 2020 XML Schemas, Business Rules, and Release Memorandum for the Employment Tax Forms (Form 94x series).

Throughout the year, multiple versions of Schemas and Business Rules may be in use at the same time. The table reflects the effective dates in the Assurance Testing System (ATS) and Production System, for each version.

Tax Year 2020 Documents

Tax Year 2020 94x MeF Accepted Forms and Schedules PDF
Tax Year 2020 94x MeF ATS Information
Tax Year 2020 94x MeF Forms and Attachment List XLSX
Tax Year 2020 94x MeF Return Due Dates PDF
Tax Year 2020 94x MeF Stylesheets
Tax Year 2020 Known Issues and Solutions  XLSX- (Updated 07/28/2020)

Tax Year 2020 Form 94x (Annual Forms)

Version Available Date ATS Dates Production Dates
2020v1.1 10/17/2020 Start: 11/02/2020
End: TBD
Start: TBD
2020v1.0 07/22/2020 Start: 11/02/2020
End: TBD
Start: TBD
End: TBD

Tax Year 2020 Form 941x (Quarterly Forms)

Version Available Date ATS Dates Production Dates
2020v1.1 06/15/2020 Start: 06/07/2020
End: TBD
Start: 06/21/2020
End: TBD
2020v1.0 07/02/2019

Start: 11/04/2019
End: TBD

Start: 04/01/2020
End: TBD

94x Online Signature PIN Registration Application

Version Available Date ATS Dates Production Dates
CUv3.0 05/17/2018 Start: 10/29/2018
End: TBD
Start: 01/08/2019
End: TBD

Form 9465

Version Available Date ATS Dates Production Dates
CUv21.0 07/23/2019

Start: 11/04/2019
End: TBD

Start: 01/07/2020
End: TBD

CUv20.0 10/17/2018 Start: 12/09/2018
End: 10/15/2019
Start: 01/08/2019
End: 01/06/2020

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