Modernized e-File (MeF) provides electronic filing and payment options for filers of Corporation, Employment Tax, Estates and Trusts, Excise Tax, Exempt Organization, Individual, and Partnership Tax Returns. 


Current System Status:  
Production System: Operational - processing business returns only*
Assurance Testing System (ATS): Operational*

*Scheduled Maintenance Build: A routine system maintenance build is scheduled every Sunday from 12:01 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Eastern.

During this maintenance period, MeF will accept submissions but will not generate acknowledgements or process any state services such as Get Submissions, Send Acknowledgements or Send Receipts.


1040 MeF Production Shutdown

Shutdown begins on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, in order to prepare the system for the upcoming Tax Year 2022 Filing Season.

Only "Send Submissions" for 1040 (both State and Federal) will be affected by this shutdown, all other services such as "Get Acks" and all state services will be available after the shutdown.

For more information regarding MeF, please see the Modernized e-File (MeF) Program Information on