Outages or scheduled maintenance for the modernized e-file system are detailed below.
The IRS will be conducting system maintenance on the the following days and times. These maintenance periods are in addition to the annual scheduled maintenance/blackout times; see Related Links below. The federal and state e-file system, including the ability to transmit returns and retrieve acknowledgments, will be unavailable during these times:
- November 7, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. Eastern to 7:00 p.m. Eastern
- The MeF Internet Filing Application (IFA) environment will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance from 10:00 p.m. Eastern time, Saturday, November 14, 2020 through 2:00 p.m. Eastern time, Sunday, November 15, 2020.
For information regarding the current status of the MeF system, visit the MeF Operational Status Page.