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Modernized Electronic Filing (MeF)

Maryland will continue to participate in the Fed/State Modernized Electronic Filing 1040 System (MeF1040) for electronic filing of personal resident and nonresident returns, payments and attachments.

Maryland will also continue to participate in the Fed/State Modernized Electronic Filing 1120/1065 System (MeF1120/1065) for electronic filing of corporate and pass-through entity returns, payments and attachments.

Starting Tax Year 2016, all MeF documentation for Software Developers is provided to authorized users on SES - State Exchange System.

Below you will find:

  • The Maryland MeF1040 current year HandBook, and Test Package, schema and business rules validations for prior years.
  • The Maryland MeF1120/1065 current year HandBook, and Test Package, schema and business rules validations for prior years.

For technical assistance, you can also call our eFile helpdesk, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. EST at 410-260-7753. You can also submit your technical questions by e-mail at efil@comp.state.md.us.

Fed/State MeF1040 for Maryland Personal Resident and Nonresident Returns

Maryland's electronic filing program follows the same rules and guidelines as the IRS MeF1040 electronic filing program. The following links provide information and guidance for e-File Providers for the Maryland Fed/State MeF1040 eFile Program.

 

Tax Year 2017

Package Release Information Validations & Data Elements Test Documents
Maryland Personal MeF e-file HandBook(PDF) 10/6/2017      

 

Tax Year 2016

Package Release Information Validations & Data Elements Test Documents
Maryland Personal MeF e-file HandBook(PDF) 10/28/2016      

 

Tax Year 2015

Package Release Information Validations & Data Elements Test Documents
Maryland Personal MeF e-file HandBook (PDF) 10/09/2015

 

 

 

 

2015 MD Individual Vendor Information (PDF)

MD Personal MeF e-file Test Package (PDF) 10/09/2015

 

Tax Year 2014

Package Release Information Validations & Data Elements Test Documents
Maryland Personal MeF e-file HandBook (PDF)

Maryland 2014 2.1 Release Memo (PDF) 10/24/2014

MD Maryland 2014 Schema V2.1 (ZIP) 10/24/2014

Maryland 2014  2.0 Release Memo (PDF) 10/17/2014

MD Maryland 2014 Schema V2.0 (ZIP) 10/17/2014

Maryland 2014 1.0 Release Memo (PDF) 10/07/2014

MD Maryland 2014 Schema V1.0 (ZIP) 10/07/2014

Validations Spreadsheet 2.1 (CSV) 10/24/14

Printable Format 2.1 (HTML) 10/24/2014

Validations Spreadsheet 2.0 (CSV) 10/17/2014

Printable Format 2.0 (HTML) 10/1/2014

Validations Spreadsheet 1.0 (CSV) 10/07/14

Printable Format 1.0 (HTML) 10/07/2014

2014 MD Individual Vendor Information (PDF)

MD Personal MeF e-file Test Package (PDF) 11/10/2014

 

 

Fed/State MeF1120/1065 for Maryland Corporate and Pass-through Entity Returns

Maryland's electronic filing program follows the same rules and guidelines as the IRS 1120/1065 electronic filing program. The following links provide information and guidance for e_file Providers for the Maryland Fed/State MeF1120/1065 eFile Program

 

Tax Year 2017

Package Release Information Validations & Data Elements Test Documents
Maryland Business MeF e-file HandBook(PDF) 10/6/17      

 

Tax Year 2016

Package Release Information Validations & Data Elements Test Documents
Maryland Business MeF e-file HandBook(PDF) 11/29/16      

 

Tax Year 2015

Package Release Information Validations & Data Elements Test Documents
Maryland Business MeF e-file HandBook (PDF) 10/01/15

Maryland 2015 1.0 Release Memo (PDF) 09/23/15

MD Maryland 2015 Schema V1.0 (ZIP) 09/23/15

 

Validations Spreadsheet 1.0 (CSV) 09/23/15

Printable Format 1.0 (HTML) 09/23/15

 

2015 MD Business Vendor Information (PDF)

 

MD MeF e-file Test Package (PDF) 09/23/15

 

Tax Year 2014

Package Release Information Validations & Data Elements Test Documents
Maryland Business MeF e-file HandBook (PDF)

Maryland 2014 1.0 Memo (PDF) 10/07/2014

MD Maryland 2014 Schema V1.0 (ZIP) 10/07/2014

 

Validations Spreadsheet 1.0 (CSV) 10/07/2014

Printable Format 1.0 (HTML) 10/07/2014

2014 MD Business Vendor Information (PDF)

MD MeF e-file Test Package (PDF) 10/07/2014

 

 

 



 
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