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​​​​​​​​​This section of the Department of Revenue website is designed to provide information to the tax software development and substitute forms design community.​

Approval Lists

TY2016 Approved List for 2D Barcode Software

TY2016 Approved Vendor List for Substitute Forms Development

TY2016 Approved List for Tax Software 

Upcoming and Past Events



  • 5/26/2017 - The IRS will conduct its annual Memorial Day systems maintenance beginning Friday, May 26, 2017, at 6 p.m. EDT and ending on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at 5 a.m. EDT.  MeF (downloads and acknowledgements) will be unavailable during this time.
  • 2/15/2017 - Scheduled date to begin releasing IIT refunds for tax year 2016
  • 1/23/2017 - Individual MeF Startup for Tax Year 2016; Kentucky will participate in the controlled launch.
  • 1/6/2017 - Business MeF Startup for Tax Year 2016
  • 12/26/2016 - Business MeF Production Shutdown for Tax Year 2015
  • 12/1/2016 - IMF schema version KYIndividual2016v1.0 has been posted to SES.  It will become effective on 12/3 for ATS testing and will be the version approved for startup of TY2016 Production.
  • The federal due date for C Corporation returns is being changed effective with the 2016 tax year.  Kentucky will not be changing our tax due date for corporate and pass through entity returns.
  • 11/30/2016 - 1040 MeF Production Shutdown for Tax Year 2015
  • 11/15/2016 - KY ATS start date for BMF return types 720, 720-S and 720-SL (remaining return type start dates will be announced soon)
  • 11/14/2016 - Final Forms posted - Individual and Fiduciary income tax forms
  • 11/07/2016 - KY ATS start date for IMF for all return types but 725 and 720-SL
  • 10/9/2016 - KY Schema KYInvidividual2016v0.1 posted to SES



Need Help?

E-Commerce Branch

Call 502-564-5370, select Option 2 for the E-Commerce Branch and then select the appropriate option:

          Option 1 - EFT

          Option 2 - IIT e-file

         Option 3 ​​​- Corp  e-file

         Option 4 ​​​- Withholding e-file

The Kentucky Department of Revenue conducts work
under the authority of the Finance and Administration Cabinet.