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IRS Quick Alert - Modernized e-File (MeF) Production Shutdown/Cutover Schedule - 2015

All times shown in this communication are Eastern Time Zone.

To ensure that all tax returns e-filed through the Modernized e-File (MeF) system are processed timely, the following MeF Production shutdown/cut-over and acknowledgment retrieval schedule has been established.  It is imperative that everyone adhere to the schedule shown below.  1040 MeF Production Shutdown/Cut-over Schedule Shutdown begins on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:59 a.m. in order to prepare the system for the upcoming 2016 Filing Season.  BMF returns are not affected by this IMF Production Shutdown/Cut-over schedule.

Shutdown Deadlines on Saturday, November 21, 2015:
Transmitting Submissions (State and Federal) 10:00 a.m.
Retrieving Acknowledgements 11:59 a.m.

Transmitting Acknowledgements 11:30 a.m.  

Important Note: Anything not retrieved in MeF by 11:59 a.m., November 21st, cannot be accessed again until MeF reopens for 1040 MeF Production for Filing Season 2016.  

Business MeF Production Shutdown/Cut-over Schedule: Shutdown is scheduled to begin on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 11:59 a.m.  A QuickAlert message outlining the exact time frames for Send Submissions or retrieve federal/state Acknowledgements will be issued in early December and the times will be posted on the MeF Status Page.

Please monitor the MeF Status Page for any updates.

Last Updated: 12/19/2017

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