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A-1/A-6 Bulk File Layout

This table gives the fields that are needed to Bulk File an A-1 or A-6 Withholding Return.

Field Position Number Field Name Max Size Format Status
1 Account Number 10 Text Field
10 Digits-0000123456
or R Followed by 9
Digits – R007000000
Required
2 Period End [CCYYMMDD] 8 Text Field Required
3 Period [M (Monthly) or Q (Quarterly)] 1 Text Field Required
4 Return Type [A6 (Monthly) or A1 (Quarterly)]  2 Text Field Required
5 Number of Employees 5 Text Field Required
6 Tax Withheld Amt (Total tax before credit for overpayment) 13 Must Include Decimal Required
7 Tax Remitted First 2 Months 13 Must Include Decimal Required if filing Form A1
8 Credit for Overpayment: If claiming a Credit for Overpayment, then Credit Period, Withheld Amt and Paid Amt are required.) 13 Must Include Decimal Required if claiming a Credit for Overpayment
9 Amount of Tax Due (Total tax after credit for overpayment) 13 Must Include Decimal Required
10 Final Return Y (Yes), N (No) 1 Text Field Required
11 Final Return Last Payment [CCYYMMDD] 8 Text Field Required if filing a final return
12 Prior Year Credit [CCYY] 4 Text Field
13 Prior Year Withheld Amt 13 Must Include Decimal
14 Prior Year Paid Amt 13 Must Include Decimal
15 Qtr 1 Current Year Credit [MMCCYY] 6 Text Field
16 Qtr 1 Current Year Withheld Amt 13 Must Include Decimal
17 Qtr 1 Current Year Paid Amt 13 Must Include Decimal
18 Qtr 2 Current Year Credit [MMCCYY] 6 Text Field
19 Qtr 2 Current Year Withheld Amt 13 Must Include Decimal
20 Qtr 2 Current Year Paid Amt 13 Must Include Decimal
21 Qtr 3 Current Year Credit [MMCCYY] 6 Text Field
22 Qtr 3 Current Year Withheld Amt 13 Must Include Decimal
23 Qtr 3 Current Year Paid Amt 13 Must Include Decimal
24 Payment Method
E (EFT Debit), V (EFT Credit), Z
(zero tax due) 
1 Text Field Required
25 Funding Source Y (Yes) or N (No) 1 Text Field Required if EFT Debit
26 Address (Employer’s) 35 Text Field Required if EFT Debit and Funding Source is Y
27 City (Employer’s) 33 Text Field Required if EFT Debit and Funding Source is Y
28 State (Employer’s) 2 Text Field Required if EFT Debit and Funding Source is Y
29 Zip Code ( Employer’s) 5 Text Field Required if EFT Debit and Funding Source is Y
30 Zip Plus 4 (Employer’s) 4 Text Field Required if EFT Debit and Funding Source is Y
31 Payment Date [CCYYMMDD] (Only applies to current returns filed before the Remit Due Date, and cannot be a date beyond the Remit Due Date.) 8 Text Field Required if EFT Debit
32 Bank Acct. Type: C (Checking), S (Savings) 1 Text Field Required if EFT Debit
33 Bank Routing Number 9 Text Field Required if EFT Debit
34 Bank Acct Number 18 Text Field Required if EFT Debit