1065-US ELF: IRS publications for electronic filing (FAQ)

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Question

Which IRS publications should I review for UltraTax/1065 partnership return electronic filing?

Answer

  • IRS Publication 4163, Modernized e-File (MeF) Information for Authorized IRS e-file Providers for Business Returns - This publication describes which partnership returns are not eligible for electronic filing, the electronic filing due dates, the electronic funds withdrawal procedure, signature options, and IRS Business Rules (error codes).
  • IRS Publication 4164, Modernized e-File (MeF) Guide for Software Developers and Transmitters - This publication describes which forms can be electronically filed, binary attachments, schema structure, transmission methods, acknowledgements, and business name control requirements.

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