Important Note!The IRS MeF System for Individual 1040 Returns remains closed and an open date has not yet been officially announced by the IRS. We will share that information with our partners as soon as the announcement is made.
To our Valued uTax Partners:
As previously shared and effective today, Thursday, January 12 at 9:00 AM ET, the IRS Modernized e-File (MeF) System for Federal Business Returns is now open for e-Filing and our Central Site is accepting the following returns:
1120 – Corporation Income Tax Return
1120-S – S Corporation
1065 – Partnership Income
1041 – Estates and Trusts
990 – Tax-Exempt Organizations
If you have already purchased the 2023 Business Package, TY2022 returns and two prior years can be e-filed on January 12. In addition, for partners who were unable to transmit prior to the Business MeF shutdown on December 26, 2022 and pick-up ACKS for already e-Filed TY2021 business returns, you will be able to transmit and retrieve those ACKs (using your 2022 business software program for TY2021).
If you are interested in purchasing the 2023 Business Software and to learn more about our flexible package and pricing options to fit your specific business needs, please contact your Account Manager at 844-440-8829 or email us at email@example.com.
Software Version Reminder:
The 2023 Federal Corporate Business Program (for preparing TY2022 business returns) was released on December 20, 2022 and is currently at Version 2023.01. Be sure you transmit often, especially at this time of the tax season, to ensure you are always at the latest software version before preparing and/or transmitting returns for your clients.
Release Status for TY2022 Individual State Programs for 1040 and Business:
For the latest status on Individual State Programs for 1040 and Business, simply go the uTax Resource Center > Home Page > Quick Links > State & Business State Release Status. Most partners can access the Resource Center directly from the Desktop Software Program > Work in Progress Screen > Website Tab.
MeF Operational Status Available at IRS.gov:
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. You can check the system status 24/7 on the IRS MeF Operational Status page.
If you have any questions about this information, please contact the uTax Partner Support Team at 206-209-2653 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.