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X12 Release 004010

155 Business Credit Report

Functional Group BC

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Business Credit Report Transaction Set (155) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set can be used to transmit business credit information to a trading partner. This transaction set may be used to convey identification, location, financial, payment experiences, banking, suits, liens, judgements and public filing details, operational, affiliate, organizational, credit rating, and other information about a business to support automated business decision processing and update business data bases.

Heading

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
010
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
020
Beginning SegmentMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the beginning of a transaction set
10000 Loop
Repeat 2
030
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
The 10000 loop is used to describe the requestor and the credit reporting agency.
040
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
050
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
060
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
070
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
080
Administrative Communications Contact
Max >1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

Detail

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
20000 Loop
Repeat >1
010
Hierarchical LevelMandatory
Max 1
To identify dependencies among and the content of hierarchically related groups of data segments
The HL segment identifies the appropriate hierarchical level: company, subsidiary, parent company, direct affiliate, indirect affiliate, management, director, chief executive, management details, ultimate parent, property, headquarters, and branches.
020
NameMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
The N1 segment identifies requested entity on which the business credit report is requested.
030
Date or Time or Period
Max 1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
040
Language Use
Max 1
To specify language, type of usage, and proficiency or fluency
050
Currency
Max 1
To specify the currency being used in the transaction set
060
Conditions Indicator
Max >1
To supply information on conditions
070
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
21000 Loop
Repeat >1
080
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
The NM1 segment specifies individual or business operational names associated with the hierarchical entity.
090
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
100
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
110
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
22000 Loop
Repeat >1
120
Property or Entity Identification
Max 1
To define the attributes of a property or an entity
The NX1 segment specifies addresses associated with the hierarchical entity.
130
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
140
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
150
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
160
Communication Contact Information
Max >1
To specify a communication contact number
170
Yes/No Question
Max >1
To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition
The YNQ segment provides responses to conditions relating to the entity location referenced in 2/0120.
180
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
22100 Loop
Repeat >1
190
Request Information
Max 1
To identify the requested limitations and the corresponding response actions of an inquiry
The REQ segment specifies whether location, facilities or real estate description are included.
200
Location Description
Max 1
To provide a general description of the area where an entity is located
210
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
220
Facility Description
Max >1
To specify facility description and ownership rights in regard to facility
230
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
240
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
250
Quantity
Max >1
To specify quantity information
260
Conditions Indicator
Max >1
To supply information on conditions
270
Name
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
The N1 segment identifies a name associated with the facility or location details referenced in 2/0190. This may be mortgage company lessor, property owner or co-occupant.
280
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
23000 Loop
Repeat >1
290
Information Request
Max 1
To specify the type and status of information
The INR segment specifies the type of information provided. This includes general categories of operations, summary details, financial information, update details, public records, history, banking, payments, special events, related entity data and insurance plus subcategories of these areas.
300
Property or Entity Identification
Max 1
To define the attributes of a property or an entity
310
Information Type and Comment Results
Max >1
To specify the results of a general request for information
320
Currency
Max 1
To specify the currency being used in the transaction set
330
Quantity
Max >1
To specify quantity information
340
Asset Ownership
Max >1
To describe ownership of and identify type of assets utilized or owned
350
Supplier Rating
Max >1
To convey a rating value or score of a trading partner
360
Demographic Information
Max 1
To supply demographic information
370
Employment Position
Max 1
To describe employment position
380
Territory
Max >1
To specify a territory or country related to a specific class of trade
390
Yes/No Question
Max >1
To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition
The YNQ is used to provide responses to conditions relating to information identified in 2/0290.
400
Action or Status Indicator
Max 1
To indicate the action to be taken with the information provided or the status of the entity described
410
Conditions Indicator
Max >1
To supply information on conditions
420
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
430
Reference Identification
Max >1
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
440
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
23100 Loop
Repeat >1
450
Credit Inquiry Details
Max 1
To identify results of credit inquiry
The INQ segment identifies the result of a credit inquiry found when providing information from vendors or financial institutions dependent on the type of information referenced in 2/0290.
460
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
470
Currency
Max 1
To specify the currency being used in the transaction set
480
Information
Max 1
To report information
490
Historical Payment Terms
Max 1
To specify payment terms provided by a vendor to an entity over a historical period
500
Payment Manner and Percentage
Max >1
To specify manner in which bills are paid either to a specific vendor or overall to all vendors
505
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
510
Quantity
Max 1
To specify quantity information
515
Account Description
Max >1
To specify type of relationship between entity and vendor or financial institution
520
Measurements
Max >1
To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001)
525
Supplier Rating
Max >1
To convey a rating value or score of a trading partner
530
Asset Ownership
Max >1
To describe ownership of and identify type of assets utilized or owned
23200 Loop
Repeat >1
535
Assigned Number
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
540
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
The NM1 segment specifies names and addresses associated with the details requested in 2/290.
545
Property or Entity Identification
Max 1
To define the attributes of a property or an entity
The NX1 segment specifies addresses associated with the details requested in 2/290.
550
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
555
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
560
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
565
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
570
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
575
Reference Identification
Max >1
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
580
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
585
Asset Ownership
Max >1
To describe ownership of and identify type of assets utilized or owned
590
Yes/No Question
Max >1
To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition
The YNQ segment provides responses to conditions relating to the entity referenced in 2/0540.
595
Percent Amounts
Max >1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
600
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
23300 Loop
Repeat >1
605
Code Source Information
Max 1
To transmit standard code list identification information
The LM and III segments specify codes associated with special events, corporate filings, ratings and activity codes.
615
Percent Amounts
Max >1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
23310 Loop
Repeat >1
620
Assigned Number
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
Loop 23310 provides relevant dates and details relating to the type of code identified in 2/0610.
625
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
630
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
635
Industry Code
Max >1
Code to transmit standard industry codes
640
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
23311 Loop
Repeat >1
645
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
The NM1 segment specifies names associated with the changes identified in 2/610.
650
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
655
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
23400 Loop
Repeat >1
660
Request Information
Max 1
To identify the requested limitations and the corresponding response actions of an inquiry
The REQ segment specifies the type of financial information provided.
665
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
670
Conditions Indicator
Max >1
To supply information on conditions
675
Quantity
Max >1
To specify quantity information
680
Percent Amounts
Max >1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
685
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
690
Yes/No Question
Max >1
To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition
the YNQ segment provides responses to conditions relating to the information requested in 2/0660.
695
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
23500 Loop
Repeat >1
700
Activity or Process Information
Max 1
To provide information on activity or process
The API segment provides current activity or process codes on a specific public record item relating to the type identified in 2/0290.
705
Yes/No Question
Max 1
To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition
710
Reference Identification
Max >1
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
715
Case Description
Max 1
To identify and describe a specific court case
720
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
725
Legal Claims
Max >1
To identify the basis and type of a legal claim
730
Measurements
Max >1
To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001)
735
Asset Ownership
Max >1
To describe ownership of and identify type of assets utilized or owned
740
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
745
Percent Amounts
Max >1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
23510 Loop
Repeat >1
750
Code Source Information
Max 1
To transmit standard code list identification information
The LM and III segments specify codes associated with the record item.
23520 Loop
Repeat >1
780
Conditions Indicator
Max 1
To supply information on conditions
The CRC segment indicates whether the amounts provided in 2/0785 regarding the specific public record items relating to the type identified in 2/0290 relate only to the company identified in 2/0020 or are totals for the public record item.
785
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
23530 Loop
Repeat >1
790
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
The NM1 segment specifies names and addresses associated with the public filing.
795
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
800
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
805
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
810
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
815
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
820
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
825
Information Type and Comment Results
Max 1
To specify the results of a general request for information
830
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
835
Yes/No Question
Max >1
To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition
The YNQ segment provides responses to conditions relating to the entity referenced in 2/0790.
840
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
23531 Loop
Repeat >1
845
Individual Identification
Max 1
To provide identification of an individual or entity
The IN1 segment specifies names and addresses associated with the names in 2/790.
850
Individual Name Structure Components
Max >1
To sequence individual name components for maximum specificity
855
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
860
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
865
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
870
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
23540 Loop
Repeat >1
875
Administration of Justice Event Description
Max 1
To describe specific administration of justice events and actions
The CED segment identifies an event relating to the specific public record item relating to the type identified in 2/0290.
880
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
885
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
890
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
The NM1 segment specifies name associated with changes, specifically author of bankruptcy plan.
895
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
23541 Loop
Repeat >1
900
Code Source Information
Max 1
To transmit standard code list identification information
The LM and LQ segments specify codes associated with public filing events.
905
Industry CodeMandatory
Max >1
Code to transmit standard industry codes
910
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 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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