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Changes to 2004 Forms

2004 Updates to Publication 1098

Revision Date: 01/04/2005

Revision Details: Guidelines for the Development and Use of Substitute, Scannable and Reproduced Tax Forms

  • If the SOS file number is less than 12 digits, precede the number with two (2) zeros

It should read:

Guidelines:
Example 2:
If Entity ID Number = 1234567890 (less than 12 digits) precede with
two (2) zeros.
(SOS file number example)
Enter 001234567890

  • Page 64 - Specifications for scannable FTB 3522. Print line 51, Limited Liability Company SOS File Number (mandatory) Field Description

It should read:

Numeric, OCR line Entity ID Number field: Priority 1.

SOS File Number can be 10 digits or 12 digits.

When 10 digits, precede with zeros. (e.g., "001234567890") If not available, zero fill (e.g., "000000000000")

  • Page 68 - Specifications for scannable FTB 3537. Print line 51, Secretary of State (SOS) File Number (mandatory) Field Description

It should read:

Numeric, OCR line Entity ID Number field: Priority 1.

SOS File Number can be 10 digits or 12 digits.

When 10 digits, precede with zeros. (e.g., "001234567890") If not available, zero fill (e.g., "000000000000")

  • Page 70 - Specifications for scannable FTB 3538. Print line 51, Secretary of State (S0S) File Number (if available) Field Description

It should read:

Numeric, SOS File Number can be 10 digits or 12 digits.

When 10 digits, precede with zeros. (e.g., "001234567890") If not available, zero fill (e.g., "000000000000").

The revised internet version is available for download.

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