BIG Beginning Segment for Invoice

To indicate the beginning of an invoice transaction set and to transmit identifying numbers and dates.

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BIG01
Invoice Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
6
6
-
Invoice Issue Date.
BIG02
Invoice Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
22
-
Identifying number assigned by issuer.
BIG07 is used only to further define the type of invoice when needed.
BIG03
Purchase Order Date
Date (DT)
Optional
6
6
-
Date assigned by the purchaser to Purchase Order.
BIG04
Purchase Order Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
22
-
Identifying number for Purchase Order assigned by the orderer/purchaser.
BIG05
Release Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
-
Number identifying a release against a Purchase Order previously placed by the parties involved in the transaction.
BIG06
Change Order Sequence Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
8
-
Number assigned by the orderer identifying a specific change or revision to a previously transmitted transaction set.
BIG07
Transaction Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the type of transaction.

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