283 Tax or Fee Exemption Certification

Functional Group TE

X12F Finance Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Tax or Fee Exemption Certification Transaction Set (283) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be transmitted by buyer to seller to certify as to the tax exempt status of one or more business transactions, and from a seller to a Taxing Authority to verify that proper exemption certification has been obtained for the transaction(s). Exemption certification protects the claim of exemption from various taxes and fees for buyers and sellers.

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 beginning of a transaction set

  3. To specify pertinent dates and times

  4. To specify identifying information

  5. NM1 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 2
    1. To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity

      This NM1 loop is used to identify the buyer and the seller.
    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. To specify identifying information

    8. To specify pertinent dates and times

    9. To provide basic information concerning a corporation

    10. To identify a commodity or a group of commodities or a tariff page commodity

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

      This YNQ segment is used to respond to questions concerning the buyer or the seller.

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. TXI Loop Mandatory
    Repeat >1
    1. To specify tax information

    2. Code to transmit standard industry codes

      This LQ segment contains a code representing the reason for the tax or fee exemption, from an industry maintained code source.
    3. To specify identifying information

    4. To specify pertinent dates and times

    5. To indicate the total monetary amount

    6. To specify quantity information

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

      This YNQ segment is used to respond to questions concerning the exemption status.
    8. To provide a free-form format that allows the transmission of text information

    9. LX Loop Optional
      Repeat >1
      1. To reference a line number in a transaction set

        Each occurrence of this LX loop identifies a purchase made under this exemption certification.
      2. To describe a product or process in coded or free-form format

      3. To indicate the total monetary amount

      4. To specify quantity information

      5. To specify identifying information

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

          This N1 loop identifies the site to which the purchase is shipped, or the party on whose behalf the purchase was made. For example, a builder whose purchases are normally not exempt may make an exempt purchase of building materials under contract to an exempt organization such as a church.
        2. To specify additional names

        3. To specify the location of the named party

        4. To specify the geographic place of the named party

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

        6. To specify identifying information

        7. PID Loop Optional
          Repeat >1
          1. To describe a product or process in coded or free-form format

          2. To indicate the total monetary amount

          3. To specify quantity information

          4. To specify identifying information

  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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