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What is a 821 - Financial Information Reporting document?

The 821 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Financial Information Reporting. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 821 EDI document type is used to report a summary of financial transactions such as balances or other details.

What makes up the 821 - Financial Information Reporting document?

An EDI 821 - Financial Information Reporting document is organized into segment and data elements. A segment can contain at least one data element. Each data element contains a data field. Data elements could include transaction type, date, amount, and balance, identical to a paper financial information report. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 821 Financial Information Reporting. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 821 - Financial Information Reporting.

How is a 821 - Financial Information Reporting used?

The 821 EDI document is most often used with a client/customer, or a bank to report financial transactions. After the 821 Financial Information Reporting is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the receiver indicating that the 821 Financial Information Reporting was successfully received.

How is a 821 - Financial Information Reporting processed?

An EDI solution is required to process the EDI documents received into an ERP or accounting system or into a readable format for manual entry. Each trading partner will have an EDI Implementation guide outlining the specific segments, data elements, values accepted, and the applicable business rules to be followed.

eBridge Connections has pre-built maps for all EDI transaction documents including 850 purchase orders, 810 invoices, and 856 advance shipping notices.