The IRS is Helping You Take a Break This Labor Day


The IRS announced recently that three key operational systems will be temporarily unavailable over the Labor Day Weekend.

Modernized eFile (MEF) – both production and ATS – will be down from 7:00 p.m. on September 5 to 7:00 a.m. on September 8.

e-Services Transcript Delivery System, TIN Matching, ACA and the e-file Application systems will be unavailable from 9:00 p.m. on September 5 until 6:00 a.m. on September 8.

Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE) System – both production and Test – will be unavailable from 4:00 p.m. on September 5 until 8:00 a.m. on September 8.

All times are Eastern Daylight and the IRS is asking tax professionals to refrain from accessing these systems during the times noted.

So, take a break. The IRS Insists!

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Gary DeHart has worked in media for more than 25 years and has been instrumental in developing new revenue streams and business opportunities for the companies he has worked for. Prior to launching Insightful Accountant (formerly Intuitive Accountant), Gary was the Associate Publisher of Accounting Today. Prior to working in media serving the public accounting market, he worked in media for employee benefit managers and brokers, automotive design, textile manufacturing and recreational boating. In addition to being the Publisher and Managing Partner of Insightful Accountant, Gary works with select clients within the accounting market on channel development and growth. He is an Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America, enjoys fly fishing, time on the beach, cooking on the Big Green Egg and spending time with his family.