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13734: IRS - MeF Production Maintenance/Shutdown Times

IRS Info/Alerts

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:

  • Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 12:01 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. Eastern
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11:00 pm through Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 1:00 am.

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