IRS - MeF Production Maintenance/Shutdown Times



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, March 20, 2022, from 12:01 am. until 11:00 a.m. EST. During this maintenance period, MeF will accept submissions but will not generate acknowledgements or process any state services such as Get Submissions, Send Acknowledgements or Send Receipts.

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