2019.11.15 Broadcast - Reminder - IRS e-File Shutdown for Individual Returns - November 16
IRS e-File Shutdown for Individual Returns - November 16
The IRS has announced that the 1040 e-file system will be taken off-line to perform annual system maintenance in preparation for the upcoming filing season. The last day in 2019 to e-file 2018 Federal and State Individual tax returns is Saturday, November 16, 2019.
You will be able to transmit returns to Drake up until 9:55 pm ET on November 16, 2019 - The IRS cutoff time is 10:00 pm ET. We strongly suggest you attempt your final transmissions at least one hour before the cutoff time.
Taxpayers required to file during this shutdown period will have to file paper returns.
The IRS has not yet released the shutdown schedule for business returns; however, an announcement with the dates and times is expected in early December.