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EDI 829 Payment Cancellation Request

Functional Group PY

X12F Finance Subcommittee

This standard provides the format and establishes the data contents of the Payment Cancellation Request Transaction Set within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set is used to cancel a previously transmitted electronic payment between an originating company and its originating financial institution before funds are released.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To identify cancellation type and amount.

    PCR identifies type of cancellation.
  3. To uniquely identify a transaction to an application.

    TRN uniquely identifies item(s) to be cancelled. Optional use: unique identifier for Payment Cancellation Request.
  4. To specify pertinent dates and times

    DTM identifies effective payment date/time.
  5. To specify identifying numbers.

    REF identifies ancillary reference information.
  6. To specify quantity information.

    QTY identifies counts associated with the payment(s).
  7. To indicate the total monetary amount.

    AMT identifies amounts associated with the payment(s).
  8. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments).

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