Section title: X12 EDI Examples
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ASC X12 Version: 004010 | Transaction Set: 850 | TR3 ID: 004010X357

Example 2: Tax Exempt Purchase Order

ABC Aerospace Corporation is ordering 1 line item from XYZ Supplier to be shipped via established delivery methods. ABC will send the following purchase order and detail information to XYZ.

Transmission Explanation

Table 1

ST*850*0001~

Indicates the start of a purchase order transaction set and assigns a control number.

BEG*00*SA*XX-1234**20170301**NA~

Indicates that this is original purchase order number XX-1234, dated March 1, 2017, and that no acknowledgement is necessary.

PER*BD*ED SMITH*TE*8001234567~

Indicates that the name of the Buyer is Ed Smith, and his telephone number is (800) 123-4567.

TAX*53247765*SP*CA*********9~

Provides state tax exempt ID 53247765.

N1*BY*ABC AEROSPACE*9*1234567890101~

Indicates that the buyer is ABC Aerospace. ABC's D-U-N-S+4 number is 123456789-0101.

N2*AIRCRAFT DIVISION~

Provides additional name content for the buyer.

N3*2000 JET BLVD~

The buyer’s street address is 2000 Jet Blvd.

N4*FIGHTER TOWN*CA*98898~

The buyer’s city, state, and ZIP is Fighter Town, CA 98898.

Table 2

PO1*1*25*EA*36*PE*MG*XYZ-1234~

Indicates Baseline item 1 is a request to purchase 25 units, with a price of $36.00 each, of manufacturer's part number XYZ-1234.

MEA*WT*WT*10*OZ~

Indicates that each unit in the order weighs 10 ounces.

IT8*******B0~

Indicates that no product substitution is allowed.

SCH*25*EA***106*20170615~

Indicates that the 25 units are required to arrive by June 15, 2017.

Table 3

CTT*1~

Indicates that the purchase order contains 1 line item.

AMT*TT*900~

Indicates that the total amount of the purchase order is $900.

SE*15*0001~

Indicates that the purchase order, with transaction set control number 0001, has ended with a total of 14 segments.

Transmission

ST*850*0001~BEG*00*SA*XX-1234**20170301**NA~PER*BD*ED SMITH
*TE*8001234567~TAX*53247765*SP*CA*********9~N1*BY*ABC AEROSPACE
*9*1234567890101~N2*AIRCRAFT DIVISION~N3*2000 JET BLVD~
N4*FIGHTER TOWN*CA*98898~PO1*1*25*EA*36*PE*MG*XYZ-1234~MEA*WT
*WT*10*OZ~IT8*******B0~SCH*25*EA***106*20170615~CTT*1~AMT*TT*900~
SE*15*0001~