Glossary This list identifies and defines terms SSA, IRS, and state administrators commonly use in administering Section 218. Term Definition 218 Agreement See Section 218 Agreement 218(b)(5)Coverage Group See Absolute Coverage Group 218(d) Coverage Group See Retirement System Coverage Group 69 Number A nine-digit number assigned by SSA prior to 1987 to every State… Continue reading Glossary of SSA, IRS and State Administrators
Universal Location Code (ULC) The processing campus associated with where the taxpayer resides.
Users Employees who use terminals to update, change, correct or add data to various computer systems
Unpostables (UP) Data that cannot be posted (updated) to a master file due to an unprocessable condition such as an incorrect TIN, date or transaction code.
Transcript Research System (TRS) The Transcript Research System (TRS) is a realtime mode that supports a myriad of functions. It is accessed through, and provides direct retrieval of, mater file data via IDRS realtime. This automated system replaced most microfilm research of tax data in the service center and district office. This system was previously… Continue reading Transcript Research System (TRS)
Transaction Code A three digit code used to identify actions being taken to a taxpayer’s account. See Section 8.
Terminal Payment Number A 13 digit number established each day for each terminal from which remittance will be input. The last three digits are the sequence number of the payments input.
Temporary SSN Is assigned by the Campus. On MCC or IDRS transcripts an asterisk (*) appears following the invalid number. The fourth and fifth digit is the Campus number.
Taxpayer Information File (TIF) A file containing entity and tax data processed at a given service center for all TIN’s.
Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Every taxpayer on the master file has a permanent number for identification of the tax account. The employer identification number (EIN) is used to identify a taxpayer’s business account. The social security number (SSN) is used as the account number of an individual taxpayer. … Continue reading Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN)