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. 

2013 Record Layouts for Form 1 and Schedules
Record Layout for Form 1 2013 pdf format of Form 1
Record Layout for Form 1-NR/PY 2013 pdf format of Form 1-NR/PY
Record Layout for Schedule B 2013 pdf format of Schedule B
Record Layout for Schedule C 2013 pdf format of Schedule C
Record Layout for Schedule D 2013 pdf format of Schedule D
Record Layout for Schedule DI 2013 pdf format of Schedule DI
Record Layout for Schedule E 2013 pdf format of Schedule E
Record Layout for Schedule E-1 2013 pdf format of Schedule E-1
Record Layout for Schedule E-2 2013 pdf format of Schedule E-2
Record Layout for Schedule E-3 2013 pdf format of Schedule E-3
Record Layout for Schedules X, Y 2013 pdf format of Schedule XY
Record Layout for Schedule Z/RF 2013 pdf format of Schedule Z/RF
Record Layout for Schedule CB 2013 pdf format of Schedule CB
Record Layout for Schedule INC 2013 pdf format of Schedule INC
Record Layout for Schedule HC 2013 pdf format of Schedule HC
Record Layout for Schedule HC-CS 2013 pdf format of Schedule HC-CS
Record Layout for Schedule EC 2013 pdf format of Schedule EC
Record Layout for Schedule EOAC 2013 pdf format of Schedule EOAC
Record Layout for Schedule LP 2013 pdf format of Schedule LP
Record Layout for Schedule SC 2013 pdf format of Schedule SC
Record Layout for Schedule RFC 2013 pdf format of Schedule RFC
Form 1-ES Estimated Income Tax Voucher 2014 pdf format of Form1-ES
Form PV, Payment Voucher 2013 pdf format of Form PV
Form 2-ES Estimated Fiduciary Tax Voucher 2014 pdf format of Form 2-ES

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Massachusetts Department of Revenue
Publishing Services Office
PO Box 9554
Boston, MA 02114-9554
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