Motor Fuel e-File
Header Detail Information for Motor Fuel XML

Term Definition
binaryAttachmentCoun Number of PDF attachments included in the file.
Jurisdiction WI for Wisconsin
Timestamp Time the file was created. Note: The timestamp requires an offset from GMT. Central Standard Time is 6 hours behind GMT so January 10, 2011 at 11:02 AM CST would be "2011-01-10T11:02:23-06:00"
TaxPeriodBeginDate First day of the tax period covered by the return. Even though this is optional in the schema it is required for Wisconsin.
TaxPeriodEndDate Last day of the tax period covered by the return. Even though this is optional in the schema it is required for Wisconsin.
TaxYear The year of this return.
PaidPreparerInformation This element group is optional in the schema, but should be used where the return is done by a paid preparer.
PreparerBusinessName/ BusinessNameLine1 Preparer's business name. Legal Characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal Character: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
PreparerBusinessName/ BusinessNameLine2 Optional second line for preparer's name. Legal Characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hash, slash, percent, hyphen, parentheses, ampersand, apostrophe and single space. Illegal Character: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
PreparerPersonName Name of the person preparing the reconciliation return.
Originator Required information about the electronic return originator.
EFIN The EFIN is a 6 digit number issued by the IRS to electronic return originators.
OriginatorTypeCd "ERO", "ReportingAgent" or "LargeTaxpayer" are the most likely choices, pick the appropriate one.
SoftwareId Put whatever you like in this field to help you identify your software.
AmendedReturnIndicator Check this box if you are submitting an amended return.
OriginalSubmissionId Enter the original submission Id of a return rejected at the due date but resubmitted during the perfection period.
OriginalSubmissionDate Enter the original submission date of a return rejected at the due date but resubmitted during the perfection period.
TypeOfFiling Required, allowed values are Original, Replace (for an amended report) or Resubmit (when claiming the perfection period).
Filer - FEIN/SSN/CBN The filers Federal EIN, Social Security Number of Canadian Busines Number.
StateLicenseNumber The 15 digit Wisconsin Tax Number (WTN) Note: This element is optional in the schema but is required for Wisconsin.
Name Filer's Name, up to 35 characters long. Legal Characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, hyphen, apostrophe and single space. Illegal Character: leading space, trailing space, adjacent spaces, and other symbols.
Contact Information on who to contact if we have questions about the electronic return, Name and Phone or Email are required.
Address USAddress or ForeignAddress of the filer.

Last updated February 12, 2013