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X12 Release 008020

820 Payment Order/Remittance Advice

Functional Group RA

X12F Finance Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Payment Order/Remittance Advice Transaction Set (820) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to make a payment, send a remittance advice, or make a payment and send a remittance advice. This transaction set can be an order to a financial institution to make a payment to a payee. It can also be a remittance advice identifying the detail needed to perform cash application to the payee's accounts receivable system. The remittance advice can go directly from payer to payee, through a financial institution, or through a third party agent.

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 Segment for Payment Order/Remittance AdviceMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the beginning of a Payment Order/Remittance Advice Transaction Set and total payment amount, or to enable related transfer of funds and/or information from payer to payee to occur
0300
Note/Special Instruction
Max >1
To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction
0350
Trace
Max 1
To uniquely identify a transaction to an application
The TRN segment is used to uniquely identify a payment order/remittance advice.
0400
Currency
Max 1
To specify the currency (dollars, pounds, francs, etc.) used in a transaction
The CUR segment does not initiate a foreign exchange transaction.
0500
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
0600
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
1000 Loop
Repeat >1
0700
Party Identification
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
The LOOP ID - 1000 allows for name/address information for the payer and payee which would be utilized to address remittance(s) for delivery.
0800
Additional Name Information
Max >1
To specify additional names
0900
Party Location
Max >1
To specify the location of the named party
1000
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
1100
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
1200
Administrative Communications Contact
Max >1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
1300
Remittance Delivery Method
Max 1
To identify remittance delivery when remittance is separate from payment
1400
Date/Time Reference
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times

Detail

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
2000 Loop
Repeat >1
0100
Entity
Max 1
To designate the entities which are parties to a transaction and specify a reference meaningful to those entities
The LOOP ID - 2000 is for vendor or consumer third party consolidated payments.
ENT09 may contain the payee's accounts receivable customer number.
2100 Loop
Repeat >1
0150
Type of Financial Accounting Data
Max 1
To specify the organization controlling the content of the accounting citation, and the purpose associated with the accounting citation
0160
Accounting DataMandatory
Max >1
To specify the detailed accounting data
2200 Loop
Repeat >1
0200
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
Allowing LOOP ID - 2200 to repeat in this area allows the paying entity within a payer and the paid entity within a payee to be identified (not the payer and payee).
0300
Additional Name Information
Max >1
To specify additional names
0400
Party Location
Max >1
To specify the location of the named party
0500
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
0600
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
0700
Administrative Communications Contact
Max >1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
2300 Loop
Repeat >1
0800
Adjustment
Max 1
To convey accounts-payable adjustment information for the purpose of cash application, including payer-generated debit/credit memos
The LOOP ID - 2300 contains adjustment items which are not netted to an RMR segment in this transaction set.
0900
Note/Special Instruction
Max >1
To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction
1000
Administrative Communications Contact
Max >1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
1050
Date/Time Reference
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times
2310 Loop
Repeat >1
1100
Reference Information
Max 1
To specify identifying information
1200
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
2320 Loop
Repeat >1
1300
Baseline Item Data (Invoice)
Max 1
To specify the basic and most frequently used line item data for the invoice and related transactions
The LOOP ID - 2320 within LOOP ID -2300 is the adjustment line item detail loop.
1310
Rate Amounts or Percents
Max 1
To identify rate amounts or percents for a specific cost or other line item
1320
Quantity Information
Max 1
To specify quantity information
2321 Loop
Repeat >1
1400
Reference Information
Max 1
To specify identifying information
1410
Date/Time Reference
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times
2322 Loop
Repeat >1
1420
Service, Promotion, Allowance, or Charge Information
Max 1
To request or identify a service, promotion, allowance, or charge; to specify the amount or percentage for the service, promotion, allowance, or charge
1430
Tax Information
Max >1
To specify tax information
1440
Date/Time Reference
Max 10
To specify pertinent dates and times
2323 Loop
Repeat >1
1450
Subline Item Detail
Max 1
To specify product subline detail item data
23231 Loop
Repeat >1
1460
Reference Information
Max 1
To specify identifying information
1470
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
23232 Loop
Repeat >1
1480
Service, Promotion, Allowance, or Charge Information
Max 1
To request or identify a service, promotion, allowance, or charge; to specify the amount or percentage for the service, promotion, allowance, or charge
1490
Tax Information
Max >1
To specify tax information
2330 Loop
Repeat >1
1495
Type of Financial Accounting Data
Max 1
To specify the organization controlling the content of the accounting citation, and the purpose associated with the accounting citation
1496
Accounting DataMandatory
Max >1
To specify the detailed accounting data
2400 Loop
Repeat >1
1500
Remittance Advice Accounts Receivable Open Item Reference
Max 1
To specify the accounts receivable open item(s) to be included in the cash application and to convey the appropriate detail
The LOOP ID - 2400 is for open items being referenced or for payment on account.
1600
Note/Special Instruction
Max >1
To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction
1700
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
1800
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
1850
Vehicle Information
Max 1
To provide descriptions that identify a specific vehicle
2410 Loop
Repeat >1
1900
Baseline Item Data (Invoice)
Max 1
To specify the basic and most frequently used line item data for the invoice and related transactions
The LOOP ID - 2410 within the LOOP ID - 2400 is the remittance line item detail loop.
1920
Rate Amounts or Percents
Max 1
To identify rate amounts or percents for a specific cost or other line item
1940
Quantity Information
Max 1
To specify quantity information
2411 Loop
Repeat >1
2000
Reference Information
Max 1
To specify identifying information
2010
Date/Time Reference
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times
2412 Loop
Repeat >1
2020
Service, Promotion, Allowance, or Charge Information
Max 1
To request or identify a service, promotion, allowance, or charge; to specify the amount or percentage for the service, promotion, allowance, or charge
2030
Tax Information
Max >1
To specify tax information
2413 Loop
Repeat >1
2040
Subline Item Detail
Max 1
To specify product subline detail item data
24131 Loop
Repeat >1
2050
Reference Information
Max 1
To specify identifying information
2060
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
24132 Loop
Repeat >1
2070
Service, Promotion, Allowance, or Charge Information
Max 1
To request or identify a service, promotion, allowance, or charge; to specify the amount or percentage for the service, promotion, allowance, or charge
2080
Tax Information
Max >1
To specify tax information
2420 Loop
Repeat >1
2100
Adjustment
Max 1
To convey accounts-payable adjustment information for the purpose of cash application, including payer-generated debit/credit memos
The LOOP ID - 2420 can only contain adjustment information for the immediately preceding RMR segment and affects the amount (RMR04) calculation. If this adjustment amount is not netted to the immediately preceding RMR, use the LOOP ID - 2300 (position 2/0800).
2200
Note/Special Instruction
Max >1
To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction
2300
Administrative Communications Contact
Max >1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
2421 Loop
Repeat >1
2400
Reference Information
Max 1
To specify identifying information
2500
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
2422 Loop
Repeat >1
2600
Baseline Item Data (Invoice)
Max 1
To specify the basic and most frequently used line item data for the invoice and related transactions
The LOOP ID - 2422 within LOOP ID - 2420 is the adjustment line item detail loop.
2610
Rate Amounts or Percents
Max 1
To identify rate amounts or percents for a specific cost or other line item
2620
Quantity Information
Max 1
To specify quantity information
24221 Loop
Repeat >1
2700
Reference Information
Max 1
To specify identifying information
2710
Date/Time Reference
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times
24222 Loop
Repeat >1
2720
Service, Promotion, Allowance, or Charge Information
Max 1
To request or identify a service, promotion, allowance, or charge; to specify the amount or percentage for the service, promotion, allowance, or charge
2730
Tax Information
Max >1
To specify tax information
2740
Date/Time Reference
Max 10
To specify pertinent dates and times
24223 Loop
Repeat >1
2750
Subline Item Detail
Max 1
To specify product subline detail item data
242231 Loop
Repeat >1
2760
Reference Information
Max 1
To specify identifying information
2770
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
242232 Loop
Repeat >1
2780
Service, Promotion, Allowance, or Charge Information
Max 1
To request or identify a service, promotion, allowance, or charge; to specify the amount or percentage for the service, promotion, allowance, or charge
2790
Tax Information
Max >1
To specify tax information
2430 Loop
Repeat >1
2795
Type of Financial Accounting Data
Max 1
To specify the organization controlling the content of the accounting citation, and the purpose associated with the accounting citation
2796
Accounting DataMandatory
Max >1
To specify the detailed accounting data
3000 Loop
Repeat >1
2800
Tax Payment
Max 1
To identify tax payment data
The LOOP ID - 3000 is for tax payments.
2850
Tax Information
Max >1
To specify tax information
2855
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
2860
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
4000 Loop
Repeat >1
2870
Deductions
Max 1
To specify payment related information for child support payment deductions
The LOOP ID - 4000 is for child support payments.
5000 Loop
Repeat >1
2900
Transaction Set Line Number
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
The LOOP ID - 5000 is for pension payments.
2950
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
3000
Trace
Max >1
To uniquely identify a transaction to an application
5100 Loop
Repeat >1
3050
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
3100
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
3150
Maintenance Type
Max 1
To identify the specific type of item maintenance
5110 Loop
Repeat >1
3200
Income
Max 1
To provide type and amount of income obtained
3250
Quantity Information
Max >1
To specify quantity information
3300
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
5120 Loop
Repeat >1
3350
Pension Information
Max 1
To specify financial activity for a pension plan
3400
Monetary Amount Information
Max >1
To indicate the total monetary amount
3450
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
5121 Loop
Repeat >1
3500
Investment Vehicle Selection
Max 1
To specify type of investment vehicle or account and other basic data about the investment
3550
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
6000 Loop
Repeat 1
3600
Extended Reference Information
Max 1
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
The LOOP ID - 6000 is for payroll payments.
3650
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
6100 Loop
Repeat >1
3700
Monetary Amount Information
Max 1
To indicate the total monetary amount
The AMT segment can be used to provide information about allocation or distribution of net pay that is split across multiple payment orders.
3800
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
6200 Loop
Repeat >1
3900
Party Identification
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
4000
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
6210 Loop
Repeat >1
4100
Employment Position
Max 1
To describe employment position
4200
Attendance
Max >1
To specify attendance information
4300
Income
Max >1
To provide type and amount of income obtained
4400
Payroll Deduction
Max >1
To specify payroll deduction information
7000 Loop
Repeat >1
4500
Royalty Payment
Max 1
To specify remittance information about royalty payments
The LOOP ID - 7000 is for royalty payments.
7100 Loop
Repeat >1
4600
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
7110 Loop
Repeat >1
4700
Location
Max 1
To describe the location in space and time of the axis of an item relative to an origin axis; Euclidean geometry has been assumed with orthogonal axes; the sequence of axes has been chosen in the customary sequence of X, Y, and Z, however, it is possible to just use two-dimensional space rather than three-dimensional space
7111 Loop
Repeat >1
4800
Product/Item Description
Max 1
To describe a product or process in coded or free-form format
4900
Date/Time Reference
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times
71111 Loop
Repeat >1
5000
Percent Amounts
Max 1
To qualify percent amounts and supply percent amounts
5100
Quantity Information
Max 1
To specify quantity information
711111 Loop
Repeat >1
5200
Monetary Amount Information
Max 1
To indicate the total monetary amount
5300
Adjustment
Max >1
To convey accounts-payable adjustment information for the purpose of cash application, including payer-generated debit/credit memos
7120 Loop
Repeat 1
5400
Amount and Settlement Method
Max 1
Defines a participant's monetary commitment and settlement method
5500
Adjustment
Max 1
To convey accounts-payable adjustment information for the purpose of cash application, including payer-generated debit/credit memos
8000 Loop
Repeat >1
5600
Insured Benefit
Max 1
To provide benefit, characteristics, and identification information on insured entities.
The LOOP ID - 8000 is for health coverage insurance premium payments.
5610
Quantity Information
Max >1
To specify quantity information
5620
Individual or Organizational Name
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
5640
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
5650
Demographic Information
Max 1
To supply demographic information
5660
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
8100 Loop
Repeat >1
5700
Adjustment
Max 1
To convey accounts-payable adjustment information for the purpose of cash application, including payer-generated debit/credit memos
The LOOP ID - 8100 contains adjustment items which are not netted to an RMR segment in this transaction set.
5750
Date/Time Reference
Max 1
To specify pertinent dates and times
8200 Loop
Repeat >1
5800
Health Coverage
Max 1
To provide information on health coverage
5850
Date or Time or Period
Max >1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
5870
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
8210 Loop
Repeat >1
5900
Remittance Advice Accounts Receivable Open Item Reference
Max 1
To specify the accounts receivable open item(s) to be included in the cash application and to convey the appropriate detail
The LOOP ID - 8210 is for open items being referenced or for payment on account.
5950
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
5970
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
8211 Loop
Repeat >1
5980
Adjustment
Max 1
To convey accounts-payable adjustment information for the purpose of cash application, including payer-generated debit/credit memos
The LOOP ID - 8211 can only contain adjustment information for the immediately preceding RMR segment and affects the amount (RMR04) calculation. If this adjustment amount is not netted to the immediately preceding RMR, use the outer LOOP ID - 8100 (position 2/5700).
5990
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
8300 Loop
Repeat >1
6000
Party Identification
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
6050
Reference Information
Max >1
To specify identifying information
6070
Date/Time Reference
Max >1
To specify pertinent dates and times
9000 Loop
Repeat >1
6080
Third Party Payment
Max 1
To transmit data for third party payments, identifying the third party payer as well as the taxpayer on whose behalf the payment is being made. Third party payments include employment taxes paid by payroll service providers on behalf of employers, payments from employers in response to tax agency orders to garnish employee wages for tax liability, etc.
The LOOP ID - 9000 is for third party tax payments.

Summary

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
0100
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.