2.2.6  PCS Command Code TSNOT

2.2.6.1  (01-01-2011)
PICF Notice Generation (Command Code TSNOT)

  1. This process accesses Partnership/Partner records to mark them for subsequent notice generation during batch processing. TSNOT will generate a TSNOT-REC to the GENDATA tape for batch processing. See Exhibit 2.2.6-1 and Exhibit 2.2.6-2 for notice generation. See Exhibit 2.2.6-3 for Letter 2064 generation.

  2. A TSNOT with a "type of notice" 9 will generate a Letter 2064.

  3. A TSNOT with a "type of notice" A will generate a Letter 3904.

  4. TSNOT has separate procedures for identification and correction of errors.

    1. In TSNOT, when errors are detected on lines 1 or on lines 2-12 (as indicated by "**" in screen positions 39-40) one of the following messages will be displayed on line 24 of the input screen. Where appropriate, the operator should correct the input screen element and re-enter. When all lines have been successfully processed, "REQUEST COMPLETED" will be displayed on line 24.

    Message Condition
    ** CNTRL PRTNRSHP ON LINES 2–12 An entry on lines 2–12 matched the Control entry on input line 1.
    ** INVALID MFT Not numeric, or not valid for PICF.
    ** INVALID TAX PERIOD Not YYYYMM format or valid.
    ** INVALID TIN TIN does not have a valid configuration.
    ** MFT/TAX PERIOD INCONSISTENT Self explanatory.
    ** TIN/MFT INCONSISTENT Self explanatory
    CASE NOT TEFRA-NO NOTICE GENERATED Key Case (Partnership) must be TEFRA.
    CC-DEFINER INCONSISTENT WITH PRIOR CC-DEFINER The CC-Definer must match the CC-DEFINER of the screen that was generated.
    CC-DEFINER NOT VALID CC-Definer must be space or T.
    CONTROL FS/MFT INCONSISTENT Self explanatory.
    CONTROL MFT/TAX PERIOD INCONSISTENT Self explanatory.
    DATA ON LINES 2–12, TYPE REC IS P There is Investor Data on lines 2–12 and input data is for Partnership notice generation.
    FPAA FILED FOR TAX YEAR-CHECK DATE AAR FILED PER IRM 4.31.4-LIMITS ON FILING AAR A partner may not file an AAR after a notice of FPAA is mailed to the TMP for the same taxable year to which the AAR relates.
    I/O ERROR (PICF, FIND, XXXX) Computer error, try again.
    I/O ERROR (PICF, REPLACE, XXXX) Computer error, try again.
    INVALID CONTROL MFT Not numeric, or not valid for PICF.
    INVALID CONTROL TAX PERIOD Not YYYYMM format or valid.
    INVALID CONTROL TIN, /S TIN does not have a valid configuration.
    INVALID INPUT IN COLUMN 39–40 An "OK" , "**" , or "DR" is not in Position 39–40 in one of the lines 2–12.
    INVALID NOTICE CODE Notice code is not in the range 1–9, A or Z.
    INVALID NOTICE CODE FOR NON-TEFRA CASE Self explanatory.
    INVALID TYPE RECORD Type Record is not "I" or "P" .
    LINES 2–12 BYPASSED Character in positions 37–40, lines 2–12 are "BYOK" or "BYDR" .
    MFT 47 INVALID WITH TSNOT MFT 47 is not valid for PICF.
    NO PS-ADJUSTMENT-AMT ENTERED First, enter TSCHG 08 with the PS-ADJUSTMENT-AMT (see IRM 2.2.3 for format) and then reenter TSNOT request.
    NOTICE CD 4/PS MFT-CD = 02 INCONSISTENT NOTICE-CD 4 cannot be input to a key case with MFT-CD = 02.
    NOTICE CD 5/TEFRA PENALTY INCONSISTENT NOTICE-CD 5 cannot be input to a TEFRA-PENALTY case.
    NOTICE WILL BE ISSUED AFTER YYYYMMDD**REQUEST COMPLETED The FPAA notice will be issued after the date shown, which is the key case PICF-120–DAY-DATE.
    PARTNER NOT LINKED TO PARTNERSHIP Indicates the input Investor TIN/FS/MFT/Tax Period is not linked to the input Key Case indicated on line 1.
    PARTNER RECORD NOT ON PICF Indicates the input Investor TIN/FS/MFT/Tax Period (line 2) is not on the PICF.
    PARTNERSHIP RECORD NOT ON PICF Indicates the input Key Case TIN/FS/MFT/Tax-Period (line 1) is not on the PICF.
    PN TIN CHANGED TO nnnnnnnnnnnn PICF account is Changed-TIN case. Displays new edited TIN. Re-input using new TIN.
    PS TIN CHANGED TO nnnnnnnnnnnn PICF account is Changed-TIN case. Displays new edited TIN. Re-input using new TIN.
    PS-60–DAY-DATE REQUIRED WITH NOTICE-CD 3 Self explanatory.
    PS-DOCKET-NUMBER NOT PRESENT Self explanatory.
    REQUEST CANCELLED The current request of TSNOT has been cancelled by input of IDRS USER.
    REQUEST NOT PROCESSED INPUT ON LINES 1–12 ONLY There is data on line 13. Line 13 is reserved for messages.
    REQUESTED CONSENT DATE (MMDDYYYY) EARLIER THAN DATE ON FILE Self explanatory.
    THE DISASTER-IND IS SET – DO YOU WANT TO OVERWRITE THIS? If the DISASTER-IND is set and you do want to overwrite this-put 'OV' in the Bypass-Validity-SW field.
    TMP NAME &/OR ADDRESS NOT PRESENT Self explanatory.

Exhibit 2.2.6-1 
Command Code TSNOT

TSNOT Partnership/Partner Notice Generation Input Screen Format

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Record Element Descriptions

Element Line Position Description
1 1 1–5 CC "TSNOT"
2 1 6 CC Definer - space
3 1 7–18 Edited Key Case TIN (Item 2)
4 1 20–21 Edited Key Case MFT (Item 3)
5 1 23–28 Edited Key Case Tax Period (Item 4)
6 1 30 Type record being affected-I = PICF Partner (Item 5), P = PICF Partnership
7 1 31 Type of Notice-2 = 60 Day Letter (Item 6), 3 = FPAA/FSAA, 4 = Appeals Settlement Letter #4, 5 = Appeals Settlement Letter #5, 6 = Docketed Appeals Letters, 9 = Letter 2064, Z = 886–Z Listing, A = AAR Letter 3904
8 1 32 Blank=not a Form 872 request
9 1 47 SITE-ID (B for Brookhaven and O for Ogden) (Item 7)
10 1 48-49 Contact-ID-Num (01-99) (Item 7)
11 2–12 1–12 Edited Investor TIN (Item 8)
12 2–12 14–15 Investor MFT (Item 9)
13 2–12 17–22 Investor Tax Period (Item 10)
14 2–12 39–42 Bypass/validity-sw
15 24 1–80 System-message

Note:

Item numbers in parenthesis refer to those on Form 8342.

Exhibit 2.2.6-2 
Command Code TSNOT — Input Screen Displays

TSNOT Partnership Notice Generation Input Screen — Example 1.

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Record Element Descriptions

Element Line Position Description
1 1 1–5 CC "TSNOT"
2 1 7–18 Key Case TIN "23–1234567"
3 1 20–21 Key Case MFT "06"
4 1 23–28 Key Case Tax Period "198912"
5 1 30 Type of Record "P"
6 1 31 Type of Notice "3"
7 1 32 Statute Restriction Indicator =""
8 1 47 SITE-ID 'B' for Brookhaven
9 1 48-49 Contact-ID-Num 99

TSNOT Partner Notice Generation Input Screen — Example 2.

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Record Element Description

Element Line Position Description
  1   Same as previous screen, except that the type of record is "I" Notice Code is 2, and Statute Restriction Indicator is "N" .
1 2 1–12 Investor TIN "800–12–4230"
2 2 14–15 Investor MFT "30"
3 2 17–22 Investor Tax Period "198912"

Exhibit 2.2.6-3 
Command Code TSNOT Letter 3904 Example

Input Screen example for Letter 3904.

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Record Element Descriptions

Element Line Position Description
1 1 1–5 CC "TSNOT"
2 1 7–18 Key Case TIN "23–1234567"
3 1 20–21 Key Case MFT "06"
4 1 23–28 Key Case Tax Period "199912"
5 1 30 Type of Record "I"
6 1 31 Type of Notice-A = Letter 3904
7 1 32 Statute Restriction Indicator — blank
8 1 47 SITE-ID = B for Brookhaven
9 1 48-49 Contact-ID-Num = 99
10 2–12 1–12 Edited Investor TIN "800–12–4230"
11 2–12 14–15 Investor MFT "30"
12 2–12 17–22 Investor Tax Period "199912"

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