Individual e-file MeF General Information
We accept e-file for the current year and two prior year tax returns. For example, for the processing year 2016, we accept tax returns for tax years 2015, 2014, and 2013.
See the complete list of acceptable forms and schedules for MeF, including the maximum number of each type allowed per return.
Schemas and Business Rules
Individual e-file Publications
- Publication 1345 Handbook for Authorized e-file Providers
- Publication 1346X California Individual and Fiduciary e-file Guide for Software Developers and Transmitters
- Publication 1436X Test Package for e-file of California Business, Fiduciary, and Individual Tax Returns