2018 Cycle Code and What Posting Cycles Dates Mean

2018 Cycle Code Chart

By using the chart below, you can translate your cycle code into the calendar date in which your account posted to the master file. Your 2018 cycle code can be found on your “account” transcript displayed as an eight digit sequence of numbers- such as 20180605. 

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The first six numbers are the cycle week and the last two numbers correspond with the day of the week.

Example 20180605: 201806=(Cycle) 05=(Thursday) = February 8, 2018

Cycle Code Ending in 01= Friday
Cycle Code Ending in 02= Monday
Cycle Code Ending in 03= Tuesday
Cycle Code Ending in 04= Wednesday
Cycle Code Ending in 05= Thursday

IRS 2018 Posting Cycles

IRS 2018 Cycle Code

2018 Cycle Dates

wdt_ID Cycle Date Calendar Date
1 20180102 Monday, January 1, 2018
2 20180103 Tuesday, January 2, 2018
3 20180104 Wednesday, January 3, 2018
4 20180105 Thursday, January 4, 2018
5 20180201 Friday, January 5, 2018
6 20180202 Monday, January 8, 2018
7 20180203 Tuesday, January 9, 2018
8 20180204 Wednesday, January 10, 2018
9 20180205 Thursday, January 11, 2018
10 20180301 Friday, January 12, 2018

Other Transcript Topics

Transaction Code 570

Transaction Code 971

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