A tax return must have a non-zero amount for total income, adjusted gross income, tax owed, tax credits, total tax, or total payments. If those fields are all zeros, the return cannot be e-filed.
UPDATE 5/21/14: I was wrong. Don't hold the phone on being outraged. We all should be outraged. See my updated blog post here. ----- Earlier this week, the tax pro community -- myself included -- were outraged at apparent new IRS requirements for tax pros who e-file. Read Russ Fox's posts here and here for further [...]
The Minnesota Department of Revenue says it will start transitioning businesses to a new e-services system called "Minnesota e-services." The Department says it will start with a small number of businesses to test the system, but will transition all businesses over before the end of the year. A tutorial should be posted by the end of [...]
The IRS says the one-billionth tax return in the history of e-filing was e-filed recently. From an IRS news release: IRS e-file has reached a major milestone as it passed the one billion mark for individual tax returns processed safely and securely since 1986. The Internal Revenue Service’s electronic filing program started as a pilot project [...]