2021 IRS Cycle Code Chart
What are cycle codes and what do they mean? This article is an easy explanation to IRS cycle codes.
UPDATED January 2021
By using the chart below, you can translate your IRS cycle code into the calendar date in which your account posted to the master file. Your IRS cycle code can be found on your “account” transcript displayed as an eight digit sequence of numbers- such as 20200405.
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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 20200405: 202004=(Cycle) 05=(Thursday) = Thursday, January 16, 2020
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
2021 IRS Cycle Date
2020 IRS Cycle Date
|CYCLE DATE||wdt_ID||CALENDAR DATE||DATE|
|20200104||1||Wednesday, January 1, 2020||01/01/2020|
|20200105||2||Thursday, January 2, 2020||01/02/2020|
|20200201||3||Friday, January 3, 2020||01/03/2020|
|20200202||4||Monday, January 6, 2020||01/06/2020|
|20200203||5||Tuesday, January 7, 2020||01/07/2020|
|20200204||6||Wednesday, January 8, 2020||01/08/2020|
|20200205||7||Thursday, January 9, 2020||01/09/2020|
|20200301||8||Friday, January 10, 2020||01/10/2020|
|20200302||9||Monday, January 13, 2020||01/13/2020|
|20200303||10||Tuesday, January 14, 2020||01/14/2020|
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