Knowledge Base

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:

  • All services except "SendSubmissions" will be unavailable for MeF Production and Testing Systems on Sunday, March 19, 2023, from 12:01 am. until 10:00 am. Eastern time. 

For information regarding the current status of the MeF system, visit the MeF Operational Status Page.

Related Links

Also In This Category

Article has been viewed 35K times.
Last Modified: Last Month