The following record layouts are provided for the reproduction of DOR's scannable tax forms. These are a 6 lines per vertical inch and 10 characters per horizontal inch spacing grid provided by DOR specifying the exact field placement of all OCR-readable fields. Scannable tax forms submitted to DOR for approval must adhere to the field placement provided for in the grids and must also adhere to the specifications set forth in the "Guide."

If you have any suggestions or comments on how to improve these forms, please contact us. Due to the volume of comments received, we will probably not be able to respond to you individually. However, we assure you that the information you provide will be taken into account to improve our forms.


2010 Record Layouts for Form 1 and Schedules 
Record Layout for Form 1 (revised 11/9/2010; text change in filing status section)2010 pdf format of form_1.pdf
Record Layout for Form 1-NR/PY (revised 11/9/2010; text change in filing status section)2010 pdf format of nr_py.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule B2010 pdf format of sch_b.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule C2010 pdf format of sch_c.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule D2010 pdf format of sch_d.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule DI2010 pdf format of sch_di.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule E2010 pdf format of sch_e.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule E-12010 pdf format of sch_e1.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule E-22010 pdf format of sch_e2.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule E-32010 pdf format of sch_e3.pdf
Record Layout for Schedules X, Y2010 pdf format of sch_xy.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule Z/RF2010 pdf format of sch_z.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule CB2010 pdf format of sch_cb.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule INC2010 pdf format of sch_inc.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule HC2010 pdf format of sch_hc.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule HC-CS2010 pdf format of sch_hc_cs.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule EC2010 pdf format of sch_ec.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule EOAC2010 pdf format of sch_eoac.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule LP2010 pdf format of sch_lp.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule SC (updated 11/12/2010; reference in line 10 changed from 35 to 36)2010 pdf format of sch_sc.pdf
Record Layout for Schedule RFC2010 pdf format of sch_rfc.pdf
Form 1-ES Estimated Income Tax Voucher2011 pdf format of 1-ES.pdf
Form PV, Payment Voucher2010 pdf format of PV.pdf
Form 2-ES Estimated Fiduciary Tax Voucher2011 pdf format of 2-ES.pdf

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