BTI Beginning Tax Information

To indicate the type of tax information

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BTI01
Reference Identification Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
1
Code qualifying the Reference Identification
BTI01 and BTI02 define the tax exchange program or tax filing.
BTI02
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
80
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BTI03
Identification Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code designating the system/method of code structure used for Identification Code (67)
BTI03 and BTI04 define the tax authority.
BTI04
Identification Code
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
80
1
Code identifying a party or other code
BTI05
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BTI05 is the transaction set creation date.
BTI06
Name Control Identifier
String (AN)
Optional
1
4
1
Name control field for tax information consisting of the first four characters of a business name or of an individual's name, or the entire name, if fewer than four characters
BTI07
Identification Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
1
Code designating the system/method of code structure used for Identification Code (67)
P0708: If either BTI-07 or BTI-08 is present, then the other is required
BTI07 and BTI08 provide the taxpayer's identity.
BTI08
Identification Code
String (AN)
Conditional
2
80
1
Code identifying a party or other code
BTI09
Identification Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
1
Code designating the system/method of code structure used for Identification Code (67)
P0910: If either BTI-09 or BTI-10 is present, then the other is required
BTI09 and BTI10, and BTI11 and BTI12, define secondary identification numbers for a tax filing or exchange program.
BTI10
Identification Code
String (AN)
Conditional
2
80
1
Code identifying a party or other code
BTI11
Identification Code Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
1
Code designating the system/method of code structure used for Identification Code (67)
P1112: If either BTI-11 or BTI-12 is present, then the other is required
BTI12
Identification Code
String (AN)
Conditional
2
80
1
Code identifying a party or other code
BTI13
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
BTI14
Transaction Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code specifying the type of transaction

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