What Is New?

New this year

See what is new for this filing season.

FIRE system not available

IRS's FIRE system is currently closed for annual updates until Jan. 7. We will resume e-filing as soon as the system becomes available.

Combined Federal/State Filing (CS/SF)

District of Columbia and Pennsylvania state have been added to the list of states participating in the Combined Federal/State Filing (CS/SF) program.

Information Returns Intake System (IRIS) Taxpayer Portal is launched

On January 23, 2023, the IRS opened the new Information Returns Intake System (IRIS) Taxpayer Portal. IRIS is a free online system that allows users to electronically file information returns and automatic extensions of time to file. Users will have the ability to create, edit, view, and upload forms and print recipient copies in one platform. IRIS will require its own TCC. Any TCC obtained to use the FIRE system cannot be used for IRIS. Please keep in mind, the FIRE system will be available for filing. Do not file copies of the forms submitted in the FIRE syste

New threshold for electronic filing

On February 21, 2023, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published final regulations reducing the threshold for filing returns and other documents electronically (e-file). These regulations require filers of 10 or more information returns in a calendar year beginning in 2024, tax year 2023, to file those information returns electronically.