FATCA IDES Testing Dec. 18 to Jan. 26

Source: www.irs.gov

December 7, 2017

The FATCA International Data Exchange Service (IDES) opens for testing from Monday, December 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM EST to Friday, January 26, 2018 at 5:00 PM EST (UTC/GMT -5). The test session will be open to users that have completed IDES enrollment by Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 5:00 PM EST. In order to participate in testing, you need to have an active password. All passwords and profile information should be updated BEFORE the enrollment cutoff. All testing sessions will be announced on the IDES Testing Schedule web page. If you need assistance with enrollment, contact the IDES Help Desk.

Note: Any production files submitted to the test environment will not be processed. Do not submit production files to the test environment or test files to the production environment.