813 Electronic Filing of Tax Return Data

Functional Group TF

X12F Finance Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Electronic Filing of Tax Return Data Transaction Set (813) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used by tax filers to electronically file tax returns with a federal, state, or local taxing authority and which may initiate payments related to the tax return.

Heading

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

  2. To indicate the type of tax information

  3. To specify pertinent dates and times

  4. To specify the tax information and/or amount and to be used for tax information only as established by taxing authorities

    The TIA segment allows for tax information and amounts associated with the entire filing. At least one occurrence of the TIA segment must be present in the transaction set, either in Table 1 or Table 2.
  5. To specify identifying information

  6. To uniquely identify a transaction to an application

  7. To indicate the beginning of a Payment Order/Remittance Advice Transaction Set and total payment amount, or to enable related transfer of funds and/or information from payer to payee to occur

  8. N1 Loop Optional
    Repeat 5
    1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

      This N1 loop reflects names and addresses associated with the entire filing.
    2. To specify additional names

    3. To sequence individual name components for maximum specificity

    4. To specify the location of the named party

    5. To specify the geographic place of the named party

    6. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. TFS Loop Optional
    Repeat 100000
    1. To indicate the tax form or the type of tax form being reported

    2. To specify identifying information

    3. To specify pertinent dates and times

    4. To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information

    5. N1 Loop Optional
      Repeat 5
      1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

        This N1 loop reflects names and addresses associated with a particular tax form (TFS).
      2. To specify additional names

      3. To sequence individual name components for maximum specificity

      4. To specify the location of the named party

      5. To specify the geographic place of the named party

    6. TIA Loop Optional
      Repeat 10000
      1. To specify the tax information and/or amount and to be used for tax information only as established by taxing authorities

        At least one occurrence of the TIA segment must be present in the transaction set, either in Table 1 or Table 2.
      2. To specify pertinent dates and times

      3. To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information

    7. FGS Loop Optional
      Repeat 100000
      1. To provide information for a section or data group in a form or schedule

      2. To specify identifying information

      3. To specify pertinent dates and times

      4. N1 Loop Optional
        Repeat 5
        1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

          This N1 loop reflects names and addresses associated with a particular subset of a tax form.
        2. To specify additional names

        3. To sequence individual name components for maximum specificity

        4. To specify the location of the named party

        5. To specify the geographic place of the named party

      5. TIA Loop Optional
        Repeat 10000
        1. To specify the tax information and/or amount and to be used for tax information only as established by taxing authorities

          At least one occurrence of the TIA segment must be present in the transaction set, either in Table 1 or Table 2.
        2. To specify pertinent dates and times

        3. To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information

Summary

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. 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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