MOTOR FUEL EXCISE TAX (MFET) XML SCHEMA CHANGE REQUEST
MFET Schema Version No. ________
Schema: MFCarrierReport MFDistributorReport MFRetailerReport
MFSupplierReport MFTOReport MotorFueleFileTypes
MotorFuelsEnumerations MotorFuelsFiling MotorFuelsHeader
Requested: Add Change Delete
Component(s): Complex Type
Elements: Recommended Name
___________________ Length ____
Description of Addition/Change/Deletion:
Code To Be Added/Changed XML Code:
attach complete schema showing addition, change, or deletion, and an instance
document (example) with data.
Case – Why Is This Addition/Change/Deletion Required?
plan to participate in the next TIGERS meeting/webinar/conference call to
discuss this request.
MFET XML CHANGE
order to promote consistency and uniformity in the implementation of the Motor
Fuel Excise Tax (MFET) XML e-file program, the data element list and all MFET
schemas are posted on the TIGERS website, www.statemef.com. These schemas are to be used for all MFET
vendors, or service providers needing additional data elements or requiring
changes to any of the MFET schemas must follow the procedures outlined below.
tax administrators or other interested parties should submit the request to the
current TIGERS chair using the MFET XML CHANGE CONTROL form posted on the TIGERS
web site. The form must be submitted via
e-mail. The form includes the following:
Version on which the request is based
required – addition, change, or deletion
brief text description of each addition or change being requested
XML code to be added or utilized
case – why this addition or change is necessary – please be as complete as
organization – generally state tax or employment agency, but may be software
vendor or service provider
is requested that a complete copy of the revised schema(s) be attached; the use
of XML Spy listings and diagrams is preferred.
current TIGERS chair, upon receipt of the request, shall take the following
copies electronically to TIGERS members for review and discussion.
the request on the agenda of the next TIGERS meeting. It is highly recommended that the requestor participate
in any discussion of the proposed changes, particularly if they are more than
simple element additions.
the request at the TIGERS meeting. The
request may be accepted, rejected, or modified.
If the request is modified or rejected, the TIGERS chair will work with
the requestor to reach a mutually satisfactory alternative.
the modifications to the XML schema(s) are finalized, submit the revised
schema(s) to TIGERS technical support to be posted as a new version at www.statemef.com.
the request is urgent, due to state business needs, the MFET core team will
review the proposed change as quickly as possible after the request is
received. If there are no objections,
provisional approval will be granted for the requesting state agency to make
the change. The request will then
proceed as given above, for formal approval from the TIGERS membership.