Business tax – guidance

CFSP message specifications: Electronic Data Capture Services

A scope of the services provided by the Electronic Data Capture Services (EDIFACT) of HMRC, and the messaging standards employed.



This document covers all the procedures that utilise the EDIFACT syntax and are received from and sent to the trade from the Electronic Data Capture Service of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). In essence this covers Single European Market and Simplified Procedures electronic data capture issues. It represents the latest knowledge that we have regarding data requirements and should allow you to design a system that will be able to transmit to and receive data from the Electronic Data Capture Service EDIFACT system.