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:
- Saturday, October 17, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. Eastern to Sunday, October 18, 2020, at 7:00 a.m. Eastern
For information regarding the current status of the MeF system, visit the MeF Operational Status Page.