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Check your file status

The FIRE system will e-mail you within 1-5 business days as to whether your data was transmitted correctly or not. You can wait for an email to arrive which will look like



Or, you can check your file status online, by logging back into the IRS site.

At the Main Menu, click on Check Your File Status and you see this screen:



Type in your TCC and EIN number combination that you initially provided to the IRS to establish an account on the FIRE system and click Search.

You will see a screen that looks similar to the following:



If the file is a Test and your "Results" indicate:

Good, Federal Reporting - Your test file is good for federal reporting only. Click on the filename for additional details.
Good, Federal/State Reporting - Your file is good for the Combined Federal/State Filing Program. Click on the filename for additional details.
Bad - This means that your test file contained errors. Click on the filename for a list of errors. If you send another test file, send it as another test (not a replacement, original or correction).
Not yet processed - File has been received, but no results are available yet. Check back in another day.

If the file is an Original, Correction or Replacement and your "Results" indicate:

Good, Not Released and you agree with the "Count of Payees", you are finished with this file. The file will automaticaly be released after 10 calendar days unless you contact us within this timeframe.
Good, Released - File has been released for processing.
Bad - Correct the errors and timely resubmit the file as a "replacement". Click on the filename for additional details.
Not yet processed - File has been received, but no results are available yet. Check back in another day.

When you are finished, click on Main Menu and then Log Out.