2.3.38 Command Code TXCMP

Manual Transmittal

December 13, 2019

Purpose

(1) This transmits revised IRM 2.3.38, IDRS Terminal Responses, Command Code TXCMP.

Material Changes

(1) IRM 2.3.38.1 has been revised to include Program, Scope, and Objectives.

(2) IRM 2.3.38.1 has been updated to reflect the added computation of tax rates for Tax Year 2019 and the deletion of computation capability for Tax Years prior to 2012 .

Effect on Other Documents

IRM 2.3.38, dated December 3, 2018, is superseded.

Audience

LMSB, SB/SE, TE/GE, W&I.

Effective Date

(01-01-2020)


Chief Information Officer

Program Scope and Objectives

  1. Overview: This IRM section provides an overview of the TXCMP Command Code.

  2. Purpose: This IRM contains procedural steps for use of the TXCMP Command. Command Code TXCMP is used by IRS employees to calculate individual income tax liability using the Tax Rate Schedules.

  3. Audience: These procedures apply to IRS employees who are responsible for the processing of TXCMP records. These employees are located in the following areas: Large & Medium-Sized Business, Small Business/Self-Employed, Tax-Exempt & Government Entity’s, and Wage & Investment.

  4. Policy Owner: The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for overseeing all aspects of our systems that operate the nation’s tax infrastructure.

  5. Program Owner: MITS.

  6. Primary Stakeholders: Large & Medium-Sized Business, Small Business/Self-Employed, Tax-Exempt & Government Entity’s, and Wage & Investment.

  7. Program Goals: This IRM provides the fundamental knowledge and procedural guidance for employees who work with TXCMP records. By following the processes and procedures provided by this IRM, employees will process TXCMP records in a manner that follows IRS policy and procedures while promoting the best interests of the Government.

Error Responses: CC TXCMP

  1. Command Code TXCMP has the following error messages:

    • INVALID DEFINER—The Command Code definer was not "R" or blank.

    • DATA IN NON-INPUT FIELD—PLEASE CORRECT—The fields following the input data have to be blanks.

    • PLEASE CORRECT INVALID DATA—At least one of the input elements is invalid. An asterisk will appear after the invalid elements. Correct the invalid condition and re-enter.

Valid Response: CC TXCMP

  1. Command Code with definer "R" will generate an input screen format for TXCMP.

  2. Upon completion of the tax liability computation, tax due will appear on line 7. As shown in See Exhibit 2.3.38-4..

Command Code TXCMP

Input Display

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Record Element Description

Item Line Position(s) Description
1 1 1–5 COMMAND CODE—TXCMP
2 1 6 CC-DEFINER—R or blank

Command Code TXCMPR

Response Screen

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Record Element Description

Item Line Position Description
1 1 1–5 COMMAND CODE—TXCMP
2 2 1–4 Literal—YYYY
3 3 1 Literal—F
4 4 1–18 Literal—$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Command Code TXCMP

Input Screen

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Record Element Description

Item Line Position Description
1 1 1–5 Literal—TXCMP
2 2 1–4 Tax-Year—must be one of the following, 2016 ,2017 or 2018.
3 3 1 Filing Status—values are
      1 = Single
      2 = Married filing jointly
      3 = Married filing separate
      4 = Head-Of-Household
      5 = Surviving spouse
4 4 1–18 Taxable Income—dollars & cents, edited and left justified

Command Code TXCMP

Response Screen

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Record Element Description

Item Line Position Description
1 1 1–5 Command Code—TXCMP
2 2 1–4 Tax-Year
3 3 1 Filing Status
4 4 1–18 TAXABLE INCOME
5 7 1–6 Literal = TAX IS
6 7 8–19 Tax Liability