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Mail Code Address Validation

TINS requires a valid address on batch transactions when:

  • A new mail code is submitted (T-code 650) or
  • A mail code address is changed (T-code 652).

Certain mail codes are excluded from the address validation requirements in TINS, such as mail codes:

  • Generated by HRIS, USPS or SPRS
  • Added or changed in TINS by agencies and institutions of higher education for state employees (Ownership Type = E)
  • Set up for tax refunds (e.g., TXX mail code)

TINS attempts to validate the address information for all other mail code transactions:

If TINS Finds… Then TINS Will…
A single address match without alterations, Accept the address.
A single address match with alterations, Accept the address and issue a warning message on the agency reports TINS 84104A or TINS 84104W.
Multiple address matches, Reject the batch transaction and issue an error message on the agency reports TINS 84104A.
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Questions? Contact statewide.accounting@cpa.texas.gov
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