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Employer returns: employer return work lists: EDI / Internet - action by employers live service team

The Online Customer Services Team is responsible for the setting and removal of Electronic Business indicators on an EBS employer record. A specific EBS user role ‘EDI Maintainer’ must be allocated to those staff who will be responsible for this area of work within the IMS Live Service team. Due to the volume of references involved, you must not telephone the team. When it is necessary to enquire about setting or removing indicators, you must issue an email (This content has been withheld because of exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000) , requesting any information or attaching a list or spreadsheet of Employer Names and References affected when online filing signals are to be reset.

There are certain EBS Records work lists which staff allocated the EDI Maintainer user role are responsible for

  • ‘EDI Cess / Canc Exceptions’
  • ‘EDI Signals Overridden By FBI’

And

  • ‘Employer Not Found’

PAYE Online for Employers Live Service Team dealing with these work lists should use the respective Action Guides in

  • Business area ‘Employer Records’ for ‘EDI Cess / Canc Exceptions’

And

  • This section for the other two work lists

There are however other work lists which are allocated to other user roles which may generate queries from Processing Offices which affect what EDI and / or FBI indicators (signals) are held on an employer record.

PAYE Online for Employers Live Service Team will be contacted by a Processing Office when any of the following reasons appear on the ‘Filed Online Advisory’ work list

  • EDIR INDICATOR NOT SET
  • FBIR SET BUT EDI RECEIVED
  • EDIR SET BUT FBI RECEIVED