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X12 Release 004030

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, judgments 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
0100
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
0200
Beginning SegmentMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the beginning of a transaction set
10000 Loop
Repeat 2
0300
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.
0400
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names
0500
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
0600
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
0700
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
0800
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
0100
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.
0200
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.
0300
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
0400
Language Use
Max 1
To specify language, type of usage, and proficiency or fluency
0500
Currency
Max 1
To specify the currency being used in the transaction set
0600
Conditions Indicator
Max >1
To supply information on conditions
0700
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
21000 Loop
Repeat >1
0800
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.
0900
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names
1000
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
1100
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
1200
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.
1300
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
1400
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
1500
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
1600
Communication Contact Information
Max >1
To specify a communication contact number
1700
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 2/1200.
1800
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
1900
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.
2000
Location Description
Max 3
To provide a general description of the area where an entity is located
2100
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
2200
Facility Description
Max >1
To specify facility description and ownership rights in regard to facility
2250
Information
Max >1
To report information
2300
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
2400
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
2500
Quantity
Max >1
To specify quantity information
2600
Conditions Indicator
Max >1
To supply information on conditions
2700
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 2/1900. This may be mortgage company lessor, property owner or co-occupant.
2800
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names
23000 Loop
Repeat >1
2900
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.
3000
Property or Entity Identification
Max 1
To define the attributes of a property or an entity
3100
Information Type and Comment Results
Max >1
To specify the results of a general request for information
3200
Currency
Max 1
To specify the currency being used in the transaction set
3300
Quantity
Max >1
To specify quantity information
3400
Asset Ownership
Max >1
To describe ownership of and identify type of assets utilized or owned
3500
Supplier Rating
Max >1
To convey a rating value or score of a trading partner
3600
Demographic Information
Max 1
To supply demographic information
3700
Employment Position
Max 1
To describe employment position
3800
Territory
Max >1
To specify a territory or country, and products or services, related to a specific class of trade
3900
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 2/2900.
4000
Action or Status Indicator
Max 1
To indicate the action to be taken with the information provided or the status of the entity described
4100
Conditions Indicator
Max >1
To supply information on conditions
4200
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
4300
Reference Identification
Max >1
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
4400
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
23100 Loop
Repeat >1
4500
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 2/2900.
4600
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
4700
Currency
Max 1
To specify the currency being used in the transaction set
4800
Information
Max >1
To report information
4900
Historical Payment Terms
Max >1
To specify payment terms provided by a vendor to an entity over a historical period
5000
Payment Manner and Percentage
Max >1
To specify manner in which bills are paid either to a specific vendor or overall to all vendors
5050
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
5100
Quantity
Max 1
To specify quantity information
5150
Account Description
Max >1
To specify type of relationship between entity and vendor or financial institution
5200
Measurements
Max >1
To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001)
5250
Supplier Rating
Max >1
To convey a rating value or score of a trading partner
5300
Asset Ownership
Max >1
To describe ownership of and identify type of assets utilized or owned
23200 Loop
Repeat >1
5350
Assigned Number
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
5400
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 2/2900.
5450
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 2/2900.
5500
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names
5550
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
5600
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
5650
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
5700
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
5720
Communication Contact Information
Max >1
To specify a communication contact number
5750
Reference Identification
Max >1
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
5800
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
5850
Asset Ownership
Max >1
To describe ownership of and identify type of assets utilized or owned
5900
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 2/5400.
5950
Percent Amounts
Max >1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
6000
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
6050
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.
6150
Percent Amounts
Max >1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
23310 Loop
Repeat >1
6200
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 2/6100.
6250
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
6300
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
6350
Industry Code
Max >1
Code to transmit standard industry codes
6400
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
23311 Loop
Repeat >1
6450
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 2/6100.
6500
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names
6550
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
23400 Loop
Repeat >1
6600
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.
6650
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
6700
Conditions Indicator
Max >1
To supply information on conditions
6750
Quantity
Max >1
To specify quantity information
6800
Percent Amounts
Max >1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
6850
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
6900
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 2/6600.
6950
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
23500 Loop
Repeat >1
7000
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 2/2900.
7050
Yes/No Question
Max 1
To identify and answer yes and no questions, including the date, time, and comments further qualifying the condition
7100
Reference Identification
Max >1
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
7150
Case Description
Max 1
To identify and describe a specific court case
7200
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
7250
Legal Claims
Max >1
To identify the basis and type of a legal claim
7300
Measurements
Max >1
To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001)
7350
Asset Ownership
Max >1
To describe ownership of and identify type of assets utilized or owned
7400
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
7450
Percent Amounts
Max >1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
23510 Loop
Repeat >1
7500
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
7800
Conditions Indicator
Max 1
To supply information on conditions
The CRC segment indicates whether the amounts provided in 2/7850 regarding the specific public record items relating to the type identified in 2/2900 relate only to the company identified in 2/0200 or are totals for the public record item.
7850
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
23530 Loop
Repeat >1
7900
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.
7950
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names
8000
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
8050
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
8100
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
8150
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
8170
Communication Contact Information
Max >1
To specify a communication contact number
8200
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
8250
Information Type and Comment Results
Max 1
To specify the results of a general request for information
8300
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
8350
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 2/7900.
8400
Amount with Description
Max >1
To specify a code and/or description with an associated amount
23531 Loop
Repeat >1
8450
Individual Identification
Max 1
To provide identification of an individual or entity
The IN1 segment specifies names and addresses associated with the names in 2/7900.
8500
Individual Name Structure Components
Max >1
To sequence individual name components for maximum specificity
8550
Business Professional Title
Max 3
To identify title of an individual within a company
8600
Address Information
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
8650
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
8700
Location ID Component
Max >1
To define types and values of a geographic location
23540 Loop
Repeat >1
8750
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 2/2900.
8800
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
8850
Text
Max >1
To specify textual data
8900
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.
8950
Additional Name Information
Max 2
To specify additional names
23541 Loop
Repeat >1
9000
Code Source Information
Max 1
To transmit standard code list identification information
The LM and LQ segments specify codes associated with public filing events.
9050
Industry CodeMandatory
Max >1
Code to transmit standard industry codes
9100
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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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.