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FATCA XML Reporting Schema Samples to Correct, Amend or Void Records

The table below summarizes general business rules to correct, void  or amend data and records for the FATCA XML Schema v2.0. Also review FATCA XML Schema to Correct, Amend and Void Records for more information.

Filing Scenario

General Rules

Correct_Sample v2.0
Effective 01-17-2017

 

 

  • You should correct a record in response to a record-level error notification. Special rules for specific errors may apply.

  • Do not amend a record in response to a record-level error notification.

  • Do not file a separate voided report if you corrected or amended a record.

Void Sample v2.0
Effective 01-17-2017

 

 

  • You may void a record at any time after you receive a notification or become aware of inaccurate information.

  • You may void a record if the entire record was filed in error

  • You may void a record and submit a new record if there is an error in one of the fields:

    • No Account Holder or Substantial US Owner TIN

    • Incorrect Account Holder or Substantial US Owner TIN

    • Incorrect Account Holder or Substantial US Owner Name

    • Incorrect Account Holder or Substantial US Owner Name and Address

  • Before you void a record, be sure the original record is no longer valid. All data must match the original file.

  • A voided record is permanently deleted. You can  submit a new record (FATCA1) to replace a previously voided record, if needed.

Amend_Sample v2.0
Effective 01-17-2017

 

 

  • You may amend a record at any time after you received a valid notification and become aware of inaccurate information.

  • Do not amend a record in response to a record-level error notification; submit a corrected report (FATCA2) instead.

  • An amended record updates an existing record from a previously filed report.

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 17-Jan-2017