QuickAlerts – Technical Update: Availability of Form 1040 Series Business Rules and Schema
Attention all Software Developers, Return Transmitters, and Authorized IRS e-File Providers/EROs! We have an important update for you regarding the Tax Year 2023 and Processing Year 2024 Business Rules and Schema.
Form 1040 Series 2023v4.0 and Other Updates
The latest versions of the Form 1040 Series, Form 2350, Form 4868, Form 56, and Form 9465 have been released. Here are the specifics:
– Form 1040 Series 2023v4.0
– Form 2350 2023v1.1
– Form 4868 2023v1.1
– Form 56 CUv23.1
– Form 9465 CUv25.1
Additionally, the revised Form 1040 Series 2022v5.5 Schema for Tax Year 2022/Processing Year 2024 is now available.
Accessing the Modernized e-File (MeF) Schemas and Business Rules
Software Developers and State organizations can now download the Modernized e-File (MeF) schemas and business rules from their e-Services mailbox. To access these files, you need to have an active e-Services account and an e-File application with the Software Developer or State provider option. The associated tax type must be 1040, 2350, 4868, 56, or 9465.
For more information about MeF Schemas and Business Rules, please visit the Modernized e-File (MeF) Schemas and Business Rules page on IRS.gov.
Downloading Your Files
You may find several messages in your account. Please open all of them to locate the set you wish to download. Please note that messages are purged after 60 days. If you have the appropriate role and do not find these files available for download within 48 hours, please contact the MeF Mailbox at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your Company Name, ETIN, and the Schema Package(s) with Tax Year needed in your email.