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IDES Alert Codes

Note: The list provides an overview of the IDES alert codes you may receive after submitting a transmission archive using IDES. If a transmission is deleted, then the data packet was not transmitted to the IRS. Review the alert code, correct the transmission archive, and retransmit. If you need assistance, refer to the IDES User Guide, IDES web pages or contact IDES Customer Support.  

Alert: Transmission uploaded successfully - Type: SA

Code Reason To Sender To Receiver To Reviewer HCTA
RC001 Successful upload (including all IDES validation checks) X     
RC029 Successful upload (including all IDES validation checks), waiting for HCTA approval X    
RC023 Successful upload and approved by the HCTA (Model 1 Option 2) X    

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Alert: Transmission deleted - Type: DL

Code Reason To Sender To Receiver To Reviewer HCTA
RC002 Failed virus check in IDES X     
RC003 Failed encryption check in IDES X    
RC004 Failed FATCA Metadata schema check in IDES X    
RC005 Transmission is rejected by its own HCTA (Model 1 Option 2) X X X
RC006 No actions from its own HCTA, transmission expired after 7 days (Model 1 Option 2) X X X
RC007 Transmission ready for receiver to download, but expired after seven (7) days X X  
RC008 Invalid Sender GIIN X    
RC009 Invalid Receiver GIIN X    
RC010 Sender not authorized for the Receiver X    
RC011 Receiver not authorized for the Sender X    
RC012 Sender GIIN does not match the payload or metadata X    
RC013 Receiver GIIN does not match the key X    
RC014 Payload missing X    
RC015 Key missing X    
RC016 Approving HCTA key missing (Model 1 Option 2) X    
RC018 Package filename error X    
RC019 Metadata missing X    
RC020 Invalid certificate X    
RC025 Invalid zip package file X    
RC026 Too many files in package X    
RC027 Zip package contains a folder X    
RC028 Invalid approving HCTA key name (Model 1 Option 2) X    
RC999 Unexpected error X    

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Alert: Transmission available for download - Type: RD

Code Reason To Sender To Receiver To Reviewer HCTA
RC021 Available for receiver to download   X  
RC022 Available for HCTA review (Model 1 Option 2) X   X

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Alert: Transmission downloaded - Type: SA

Code Reason To Sender To Receiver To Reviewer HCTA
RC024 Downloaded by the receiver   X  
RC030 Downloaded by the HCTA reviewer
(Model 1 Option 2)
X   X

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 24-Aug-2016