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

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2011 Partnership Record Layouts 
Form 3 (Revised 12.19.11; US Schedule D (Form 1065) references updated on Form 3, lines 33 and 34 from US Schedule D, line 5 to US Schedule D, line 6.)2011 pdf format of form 3.pdf
Schedule 3K-1 (Revised 1.13.12; line 7 moved from page 1 to page 2)2011 pdf format of sched. 3k-1.pdf