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Where can I find my Modern E-filing Number (MEF)?

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Level 15

Where can I find my Modern E-filing Number (MEF)?

You must be thinking of some other number.



Level 15
Level 15

Where can I find my Modern E-filing Number (MEF)?

To get your MeF Submission ID you have to call TurboTax support. Go to the following link for instructions to get a phone number to call, during the hours that support is open. The hours are shown at the link.

What is the TurboTax phone number?

If they don't recognize the term Submission ID, tell them it's the "DCN / MeF Submission ID."


Level 15

Where can I find my Modern E-filing Number (MEF)?

Wild guess---are you really asking about the   for monthly child tax credit payments????



A2. If you are a new user, you must create an account at the IRS and verify your identity. is a trusted credential service provider selected to support login services. uses the latest in identity verification technology to authenticate your identity quickly and easily. Learn more about and the IRS verification process at Sign In or Create a New Account.

If you have an existing account with the IRS, use your Secure Access username and password and enter the security code as part of the multi-factor authentication (MFA) process. If you have an existing account with from a state government or federal agency, you may use your email and password and complete MFA.

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