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July 25, 2017 Letter of Intent (LOI) posted
Software Provider Guide posted
August 1, 2017 Near final forms posted
Forms certification opens
August 2, 2017 Voucher specifications posted
August 4, 2017 Near final grid forms posted
August 29, 2017

Software provider conference call
Tax preparer conference call
Conference Call with Software Providers
Conference Call Questions and Answers

September 1, 2017 Draft state individual schema released to approved software providers
September 18, 2017

Draft Minnesota Leads Reporting schema released to approved software providers

September 29, 2017 Draft Individual Error Rejection Codes
Draft schemas for M2, M3, M4, M8, M11, M11L, IG258, IG259
Draft Error Rejection Codes for M2, M3, M4, M8, M11, M11L, IG258, IG259
October 2, 2017 Final forms released
Final state individual schema released to approved software providers
Final Minnesota Leads Reporting schema released to approved software providers
October 9, 2017 Final grid forms posted
October 30, 2017 Letter of Intent (LOI) form is due. Late forms will not be accepted
November 1, 2017 Certification test cases released to approved software providers
Final Individual Error Rejection Codes
Final schemas for M2, M3, M4, M8, M11, M11L, IG258, IG259
Final Error Rejection Codes for M2, M3, M4, M8, M11, M11L, IG258, IG259
November 15, 2017

E-file and Leads Reporting certification opens for approved software providers

December 1, 2017 Deadline to notify us of free file participation and criteria
December 15, 2017 Deadline to start submitting M1 and M1PR certification test files
January 12, 2018 Deadline to start submitting M2, M3, M4, M8 and Insurance certification test files
January 8, 2018 Open business filing season
January 29, 2018 Open individual filing season
February 22, 2018 Final forms affected by tax extenders posted