Formatting the Trailer Record

You must include all of the following fields in the trailer record for each data file. All fields are required.

# Variable Value
1 Record Type Indicates the type of record. Must be the first field in the record. Enter T1 for the trailer record.
2 Total Record Count The total number of records in the file, including the header, column header, and trailer records (number of detail records + 3). For example, if you submit 60 detail records in a data file, the Total Record Count for that file would be 63.
3 Filler Field Leave blank.

Sample Trailer Record


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