2.3.62  Command Code ESTAB

2.3.62.1  (01-01-2010)
Command Code ESTAB—General Information

  1. The Service Center Recognition/Imaging System (SCRIPS) utilizes the Command Code (CC) ESTAB with CC Modifier "S" to request printed images from the SCRIPS System.

  2. The screen input is checked for validity and consistency errors. Successfully filled in screens are then passed-off to CC (SCRRQ) to write the requests on the GENDATA File. CC SCRRQ is not seen by the terminal operator. Upon successful completion, the data and a "REQUEST COMPLETED" message are displayed to the user.

  3. All ESTAB with CC Modifier "S" requests (except FTD) will require the Universal Access Routing Indicator (UARI). The UARI must be input on line 3 in the two spaces following the "@" symbol. ( See IRM 2.3.62.4).

  4. The Taxpayer Identity Number (TIN), Tape File Source, and TIN Type will be stored for Audit Trail purposes.

  5. CC ESTAB also process the following Modifiers: " D" (Document Requests), "M" (Microfilm Requests), and "R" (Retired Document Update Requests) are documented in IRM 2.3.17, 2.3.18 and 2.3.56 respectively.

2.3.62.2  (01-01-2005)
Command Code ESTAB

  1. Use this Command Code to enter requests for original documents, copies, information, etc. The kind of request made depends on the request code input with CC ESTAB. Request Codes, are explained in IRM 2.3.17.5, Request Codes for CC ESTAB.

  2. As of January 1, 2004 ESTAB users are required to input the Command Code (column 1-5), CC modifier (column 6), and the Request Code (column 7) on line 1 of their IDRS terminal screen, then depress Enter/XMIT. CC ESTAB will display the requested screen, based on requester inputted modifier.

2.3.62.3  (01-01-2005)
Command Code ESTAB — Error Response

  1. If any element(s) of data are invalid or inconsistent, a message will be displayed on line 24. Error literals will display corresponding to the invalid or inconsistent element(s).

2.3.62.4  (01-01-2007)
Command Code ESTAB — Valid Response

  1. "REQUEST COMPLETED" is displayed on line 24, when user inputted data meets all validity and consistency checks.

2.3.62.5  (01-01-2006)
Command Code ESTAB — Type Of Request codes

  1. These are one character alphabetical codes input on line 1 column 7 of the ESTAB input screen.

    TYPE-OF-RETURN Purpose
    B Block of FTD Return Images Request.
    D An IRP 1096 request
    E All K-1 documents associated to the provided EIN. EIN, Payer EIN
    F Single FTD Return Image Request.
    H FTD with its associated Advice of Credit
    K Requested K-1 only. DLN will be a Payee DLN
    L 941 request by DLN
    M 941 request by EIN
    P All K-1 documents associated to the provided DLN. DLN, Payer DLN
    R 940 request by EIN
    S All K-1 documents associated to the provided DLN. DLN, Payee DLN
    T All K-1 documents associated to the provided EIN. EIN, Payee EIN
    W 940 request by DLN

2.3.62.6  (01-01-2006)
Command Code ESTAB—Validity Messages

  1. When an element of data is invalid, a error message will be displayed on line 24. The element that is invalid will have a asterisk to the right of the invalid data field.

    Error Messages
    The CC Modifier is not "D" , "M" , "R" , or "S"
    Invalid Type-Of-Return, Please enter a valid Type-Of-Return
    Invalid Request-Year, A two digit RY must be entered after EIN, EX 00-0000000 04
    Invalid Req-Yr, A 2 digit RY must be entered after Type-Of-Return, EX ESTABSP04
    Invalid, Tax-Quarter (12th character) must be 1 through 4, or a SPACE
    Invalid, Tax-Year (last 2 characters) must be numeric
    Invalid, Scripts-Req-Num field must be empty for Type-Of-Return: E, M, T, or R.
    Invalid TIN, Payer-Tin must be entered for Type-Of-Return E
    Invalid TIN, Payee-Tin must be entered for Type-Of-Return T
    Invalid TIN, Payee-Tin must be entered for Type-Of-Return M
    Invalid, TIN can not be entered for Type-Of-Returns K, L, P, or S
    Invalid EIN, EIN must be entered for Type-Of-Return R
    Invalid Req-Employee-Num, this field must be filled
    Invalid: EIN, Tax-Qtr and Tax-Year must be blank for Type-Of-Return "L" and "W"
    Invalid, EIN can not be entered for Type-Of-Return W
    Invalid, Tax-Class must be a 8 for Type-Of-Return W request
    Invalid, Doc-Code must be a 40 for Type-Of-Return W request
    Invalid Req-Employee-Num, first two digit not a valid Office/Center Code
    Invalid Req-Employee-Num, must be numeric
    Invalid, Tax-Class must be a 1 for Type-Of-Return L request
    Invalid, Doc-Code must be a 41 for Type-Of-Return L request
    Invalid Scripts-Req-Num, number must be entered
    Invalid Scripts-Req-Num, DLN failed validation
    Invalid Scripts-Req-Num, the DLN must contain numbers and 3 dashes
    Invalid ESTAB request, use CC TRPRT to secure this electronic 1040 DOC
    Invalid Return Type for this Service Center - you are currently in:
    Invalid Return Type for this Service Center - you sent this request to:
    FLC does not agree with the Return Type and Campus
    This File Location Code is not valid for this request - you sent it to:

2.3.62.7  (01-01-2006)
Command Code ESTAB—Consistency Messages

  1. When elements of data are inconsistent an error message will be displayed on line 24. The elements that are inconsistent will display an asterisk to the right of there fields of data.

    Error Message Solution
    Invalid, SCRIPS Request Number required, not DLN  
      Enter either the TIN or change the DLN to an FTD Sequence Number for the SCRIPS Request Number
    Invalid, TIN, Tax-Quarter and Tax-Year must be blank for Type-Of-Return 'L'  
      Remove TIN, Tax-Quarter, and Tax-Year

Exhibit 2.3.62-1  (01-01-2008)
Input Format CC ESTAB—SCRIPS Request

Screen display: The below graphic depicts the layout of the CC ESTAB, modifier "S"

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Record Element Description

Item Line Description and Validity
1 1 CC-"ESTAB" .
2 1 CC MODIFIER—Must be entered and must be "S" for SCRIPS Request.
3 1 TYPE OF RETURN—One must be entered and must be "B" (FTD Block), "D" (IRP 1096), "K" , "P" , or " S" (K-1, providing DLN), "F" (FTD), " H" (FTD Header), "L" or "M" (941), "E" , "R" (940, providing EIN), " T" (K-1, providing EIN), or "W" (940, providing DLN).
4 1 TIN INFORMATION—If entered, must meet standard validity criteria. per IRM 2.3.8 (4) and (5). Also see IRM 2.3.62.7.
5 1 TAX-QUARTER -When requesting 941's enter 1 through 4 for an individual tax-quarter; or leave blank for all tax-quarters for the requested tax-year.
6 1 REQUEST-YEAR - last two digit of tax-year.
7 2 REQUESTOR EMPLOYEE NUMBER—Must be entered as ten numerics, and the first two digits must be a valid District Office Code or Service Center Code.
8 3 SCRIPS REQUEST NUMBER—Must be entered as either an edited DLN or a seventeen-digit FTD Sequence Number. To ensure that an FTD type of SCRIPS Request will be fulfilled, please use the last two digits of the year in the first two positions of the FTD Sequence Number.
9 3 UNIVERSAL ACCESS—Must be entered for all requests, except FTD's. This field is made up of two components, the "@" symbol is the routing indicator and the Servicing Service Center two digit code.

Exhibit 2.3.62-2  (01-01-2008)
Input Format CC ESTAB—SCRIPS Request with Validity Error(s) Response

Screen display

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Note, you may do the following:

a Correct invalid data elements and re-enter, '*' means invalid data within field to the left.
b Try another CC and/or modifier.

Exhibit 2.3.62-3  (01-01-2008)
Input Format CC ESTAB—SCRIPS Request with Consistency Error(s) Response

Screen display:

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Note, you may do the following:

a Correct inconsistent data elements and re-enter.
b See IRM 2.3.62.7, Command Code ESTAB—Consistency Messages for an explanation of messages.

Exhibit 2.3.62-4  (01-01-2008)
Examples of CC ESTAB Input—SCRIPS Request

Screen Input for an FTD Block Request.

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Note: The TIN field is optional for an FTD type of SCRIPS Request.

Screen Input for an FTD Request.

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Note: The TIN field is optional for an FTD type of SCRIPS Request

Screen Input for an FTD Header Request.

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Note: The TIN field is optional for an FTD type of SCRIPS Request.

Screen Input for a DLN Request.

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Note: The TIN field is optional for an FTD type of SCRIPS Request.

Screen Input for a 941 request by DLN

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Note: The EIN must be blank for an Type-Of-Return 'L' request

Screen Input for 941 request by EIN

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Note:The SCRIPS-REQUEST-NUMBER field must be blank for an Type-Of-Return 'M' request

Exhibit 2.3.62-5  (01-01-2008)
Example of CC ESTAB Input—SCRIPS Request using Universal Access

Screen Input for SCRIPS Request using Universal Access

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The "@" is the routing indicator, it must be placed after the SCRIPS-Request-Number, it is used to route the request to the Servicing Service Center (SSC), example: the "17" is the SSC for the Cincinnati Service Center. The Universal Access is not used when requesting an FTD.


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