EDI 831 Application Control Totals

Functional Group CT

X12F Finance Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data content of the Application Control Totals Transaction Set (831) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to transmit totals associated with a collection of like transactions. The items reported in this transaction set must be of the same transaction set ID code.


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

    One occurrence of the DTM, N9, or TRN segment must be present. The DTM segments are used to provide a start/end date or time range.
  4. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

  5. To uniquely identify a transaction to an application

  6. To specify quantity information

    At least one QTY segment or AMT loop (1/0600) is required.
  7. AMT Loop Optional
    Repeat >1
    1. To indicate the total monetary amount

    2. To specify quantity information

  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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