826 Tax Information Exchange

Functional Group TI

X12F Finance Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Tax Information Exchange Transaction Set (826) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This bi-directional transaction set can be used to exchange tax information between various tax agencies and other authorized parties.

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

    The BTI Segment establishes the Tax Information Exchange Program.
  3. To specify pertinent dates and times

  4. To specify identifying information

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

  6. To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition

    This YNQ segment refers to the validity of taxpayer identification in Table 1.
  7. N1 Loop Optional
    Repeat >1
    1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

    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 >1
    1. To indicate the tax form or the type of tax form being reported

      The TFS segment establishes the tax form, schedule, or type.
    2. To specify identifying 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 specifies individual data fields within the tax form, schedule, or type identified in the TFS segment.
    5. To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition

      This YNQ segment refers to the validity of taxpayer identification in the TFS loop.
    6. N1 Loop Optional
      Repeat >1
      1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

      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

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

      5. To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition

        This YNQ segment refers to the validity of taxpayer identification in the FGS loop.
      6. N1 Loop Optional
        Repeat >1
        1. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

        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

  2. 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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