Modernized Electronic Filing – MeF

Filing Season Start Dates

We will accept e-filed returns for tax year 2018 on the following dates:

  • Business: Tuesday, January 8
  • Individual Income: Monday, January 28

General Information

This is for Corporate, Partnership, Fiduciary, and Individual Income Tax Returns

If you are looking for online income tax filing, please go to The following information is for the MeF program, not online income tax filing.

MeF provides electronic filing and payment options for the following tax returns:

  • TC-40 Utah Individual Income Tax Return
  • TC-41 Utah Fiduciary Income Tax Return
  • TC-65 Utah Partnership/Limited Liability Partnership/Limited Liability Company Return
  • TC-20 Utah Corporation Franchise and Income Tax Return
  • TC-20S Utah S Corporation Return

If you would like to use this program, contact your tax software provider or accounting service to see if they support this.

MeF Schemas, Business Rules and the Utah Letter of Intent will be available through the FTA State Exchange System. For questions about this program, or to start the certification process, contact

ATS Timeline

  1. Letter of Intent is available in late-August
  2. Schemas, Business Rules and test scenarios are available in September
  3. Utah will begin MeF acceptance testing approximately two weeks after the IRS ATS start date.
  4. We will follow the IRS production start dates for business and income tax.