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1040 MeF Shutdown & Tentative Dates

According to the IRS, production for the tax returns filed through Modernized e-File (MeF) will be down from Friday, November 23 until Tuesday, January 22. Here are some more important dates to keep in mind:

Tentative Dates:
October 19, 2012 – IMF Shutdown - 1040 ELF (Legacy)
November 5, 2012 – ATS Startup – all MeF
November 13, 2012 – PATS Startup – Contingency Plan testing
November 23, 2012 – IMF Shutdown – 1040 MeF
December 3, 2012 – Form 1041 BATS Startup
December 15, 2012 – January 2, 2013 – EMS Cutover (downtime)
December 26, 2012 – BMF Shutdown – BMF MeF forms
December 26, 2012 – January 6, 2013 – MeF Cutover (downtime)
January 3, 2013 – Form 94X Startup – Legacy only
January 7, 2013 – BMF Startup – BMF MeF forms
January 22, 2013 – IMF Startup (MeF is only system operating)
January 28, 2013 – Form 1041 Startup – Legacy only


 

 

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