Tax Professionals Handbook

MeF ERO Manual for Individual Income Tax Returns
(Tax Year 2012)

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Table of Contents

1
Contact Personnel

2

Electronic Filing Calendar

3

Publications

  • Internal Revenue Service Publications
  • North Carolina Department of Revenue Publications

4

Introduction

5

Software Developers, Transmitters & ERO's Defined

6

Responsibilities of Software Developers, Transmitters & ERO's

  • Software Developers
  • Transmitters
  • ERO's
  • Acknowledgements

7

NCDOR Testing Process

  • Assurance Testing System Process
  • Software Approval Process
  • Forms Approval

8

North Carolina MeF Schemas

9

North Carolina Business Rules

10

Helpful Reminders

11

Federal/State Electronic Filing For MeF

12

Acceptance & Participation In The E-File Program

13

What's New For Tax Year 2012?

  • Modernized E-File Program (MeF)
  • North Carolina Tax Law Changes
  • Reminders

14

Exclusions from North Carolina Electronic Filing

  • Electronic North Carolina Return Data
  • Non-Electronic North Carolina Return Data

15

Refunds

  • Direct Deposit
  • Direct Deposit Responsibilities of an ERO
  • Requirements for Direct Deposit
  • Name of Financial Institution
  • Routing Transit Number
  • Deposit Account Number
  • Type of Account
  • International ACH Transaction (IAT)
  • Frequently Asked Direct Deposit Questions
  • Refund Inquiry
  • Refund Delays

16

Balance Due Returns

  • E-Pay

17

Tax Fraud

 

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