Client Preferences-  Code Set

Last Updated July 13, 2017

Client Preference Values What It Does
ACH_BATCH_JOB Y or N Set to Y to generate ACH files as a batch menu job
ATTY_REMIT_LETTER_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run Attorney Remittance Letters as a batch menu job.
ATTY_REMITTANCES_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the Attorney Remittances report as a batch menu job
BANK_ACCT_INFO_REQ Y or N Set to N to allow ACH and wire remittances to process even if bank account info is missing. Set to Y to require this info before processing is allowed.
BANK_CLEAR_DATE_FORMAT MM/YY The format of the bank clear date
CALC_PREF Y or N If N, commissions are calculated using the overall remittance total. If Y, commissions are calculated by year
CHK_REGISTER_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the Bank Register as a batch menu job
COMMISSION_CAP_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the Commission Cap report as a batch menu job
COMMISSION_TOTAL_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the Commission Totals report as a batch menu job
CPA_BILL_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run CPA Commission Letters as a batch menu job
CREATE_EMPTY_TL_FILES Y or N Set to Y to create a Bank Register file even if it will have no data in it.
DELQ_DATE [month/day or N] Set to the month and day (for ex., 0701) to indicate if the current tax year amounts will be considered 'current' or 'delinquent' in TaxLedge. If set to N, is expired or doesn't exist, TaxLedge considers all current tax year amounts to be 'current' and all prior year amounts to be 'delinquent'.
DELQ_CALC_DATE DEPOSIT or RECEIPT Enter RECEIPT only if your tax office runs the TC298 (BMI 4) in TCS in detail mode, which then gives receipt date. In this case, TaxLedge uses the receipt date. DEPOSIT is the default setting, which means the deposit date is used as the end date for each batch.
EFT_REQUESTS_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the EFT Request report as a batch menu job
EMAIL_EFT N Enables the E-mail EFT Slips radio button on the Check Writer Adjustment. Leave this set to N.
END_OF_PERIOD_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the End of Period report  as a batch menu job
END_OF_PERIOD_100000000_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run Bexar County's End of Period report as a batch menu job
END_OF_PERIOD_121000000_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run Navarro County's End of Period report as a batch menu job
EXTERNAL_CHECK_PROCESSING Y or N Set to Y to create an adjustment or overpayment refund file for processing by a non-ACT vendor.
FEERPT_TUS [unit,unit] Enter the fee units (separated by commas) to be displayed on the Fee Report screen
FLOAT_ADDRESS_ON_INSERT Y or N Set to Y to remove blank address lines when refunds are loaded. Set to N to not do this.
FTP_ACH_SLIPS Y or N Set to Y to send jurisdiction ACH slips to ACT's FTP Office site for the tax office. Set to N to not send these to the FTP site automatically.
FTP_ATTY_LETTER Y or N Set to Y to send attorney letters, jurisdiction letters, and jurisdiction remittance reports to ACT's FTP Office site for the tax office. Set to N to not send these to the FTP site automatically.
GRP_BY_REFUND_DATE Y or N Set to Y to group refunds by account and refund date. This works with Combine Payments Override option on the Check Writer screen. If this preference is set to Y, the Override must also be selected to include the refund date when considering how to combine refunds.
INCLUDE_NEG_AMTS Y or N Set to Y to include negative balances when determining the Payment Type on the Remit screen when units are combined into a single row and the overall balance of these units is positive. The jurisdictions will be selected for remittance by default. The payment type is based on the remittance rules for each tax office. Set to N to not include negative balances in these cases, to set the payment type as check, and not select these for processing by default.
JURISDICTION_REPORT_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the Jurisdiction Report as a batch menu job.
LIQUOR_PERCENT [0 to hide liquor totals field, greater than 0 to show it] If this is set to a number greater than 0, the Liquor Totals field appears on the Remittance screen. This is for tax offices that wish to enter liquor inventory tax amounts.
LOAD_SUMMARY_BATCHJOB Y or N Set toY to run the Load Summary report as a batch menu job
LOAD_TXL_DEPOSITS Y or N Set to Y to create a load type of D (for deposit) when TC298 is run in update mode, set to N to not create this load type.
MAX_DETAIL_LINES [number of transactions to combine on single check] Set to the number of transaction to combine on a single check
NACHA_FTP_DIR [directory path for NACHA files] Directory path to which to FTP the NACHA file. If this is set to N or does not exist for a tax office, the default path is used.
NACHA_FTP_IP [IP address for FTP server] IP address of the FTP server for NACHA files
NACHA_RETURN_DIR /usr2/spool/act [default] Directory path where the NACHA file is created. If this is set to N or does not exist for a tax office, the default path is used.
NACHA_SHOW_FILES Y or N Show NACHA files on Batch Request screen
PAYABLE_ENTRIES_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the Payable Entries report as a batch menu job.
POSITIVE_PAY_FTP (in TCS) Y or N Set to Y to send a positive pay file to Bank of America's FTP site, or set to N to not do this (Dallas County only)
POSITIVE_PAY_FTP_LOCATION (in TCS) [SFTP subdirectory] Set to TaxLedge to put the positive pay file from Bank of America (Dallas County only)
PRINT_ACH Y or N Set to Y to allow ACH slips to be printed in the Check Writer. Set to N if your office does not do this.
PRINT_INVOICE Y or N Set to Y to allow invoices to be printed. Set to N if your office does not do this.
PRINT_MASK [denotes spaces and hyphens] Contact ACT for assistance with setting this accurately.
PRINT_WIRE Y or N Set to Y to allow wire slips to be printed in the Check Writer. Set to N if your office does not do this.
REF_LOAD_SUBSTITUTE N or & If set to '&', changes the first '&' found in the name to 'OR' when refunds are loaded. If N or expired, the '&' is not changed. If any other letter or symbol, the first occurrence of that letter/symbol in the name will be changed to 'OR'.
REFUND_REGISTER_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the Refund Register as a batch menu job.
REM_BANK_DATE_REQ Y or N If set to Y, the Bank Date field appears on the Remittance screen. If N, the field is hidden.
REMIT_LETTER_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run Attorney Remittance Letters as a batch menu job
REMIT_LETTER_100000000_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run Bexar County Jurisdiction Remittance Letters as a batch menu job
REMIT_LETTER_2000_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run Harris County Jurisdiction Remittance Letters as a batch menu job
REMIT_PREVIEW_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the Jurisdiction Remittance Preview report as a batch menu job.
RETURN_DIR ftp_[client]_office Enter the FTP directory where non-ACH files will be placed. These are PDF files.
RETURN_EFTDIR ftp_[client]_office Enter the FTP directory where the EFT files will be placed. These are PDF files.
SECURE_ACHDIR [directory path for secure files] Directory path to which to FTP secure ACH files. If this is set to N or does not exist for a tax office, the default path is used.
SECURE_ACH_JOB Y or N Set to Y to send files to the location determined by the preference SECURE_ACHDIR. Set to N to use the default directory ('xxx/spool/act')
SECURE_ACHDIR_PRINT_TAB [directory path for secure files] Directory path to which to FTP secure ACH files produced from the Payment Printing tab of the Check Writer. If this is set to N or does not exist for a tax office, the default path is used.
SECURE_EFT_REQUEST_REPORT Y or N Set to Y to send files to location determined by the preference SECURE_EFT_REQUESTREPORT_DIR. Set to N to use the default directory.
SECURE_EFT_REQUESTREPORT_DIR [directory path for secure files] Directory path to which to FTP EFT Request Lists if SECURE_EFT_REQUESTREPORT is set to Y.
SEPARATE_EFT_PDF Y or N Set to Y to show Create a Single File for all EFTs and Create a Separate File for each EFT buttons on the Check Writer Adjustment screen.  Set to N to show only the Create a Single File option.
SHOW_TRANS_DATE Y or N Set to Y to show a Transaction Date field on the Bank Register screen. Set to N to hide this field.
SIGNATURE_AUTH_CODE_REQ Y or N If set to Y, an Authorization Code field is displayed on the screen. Depending on which check or EFT is being generated, an Authorization Code will be required when printing checks and other products. The code must be obtained in the Tax Collection System's Special Authorizations screen; an additional database setting must be set by ACT. If set to N, the Authorization Code field is hidden.
SIRF_POST_JOB   Leave SIT_REFUND_POSTBACK.postback)
SUB_DEPDATE_FOR_RECEIPT_DATE Y or N Change receipt date to deposit date if the year is the current year and the receipt date is either before 10/01/tax year or after the end of the deposit month.
TAXUNIT_REMITTANCES_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the Tax Unit Remittance report as a batch menu job.
TCS297F_BATCHJOB Y or N Set to Y to run the TC297F report as a batch menu job.
TIF_DISBURSE_DAILY Y or N Set to Y to exclude TIF amounts from disbursed amount on the distribution report. Set to N to include it.
UNIX_ACH_GRP [group name] Enter the name of the users' group within the ACH secure directory for files created from the Adjustment tab in Check Writer.
UNIX_ACH_PRINT_TAB_GRP [group name] Enter the name of the users' group within the ACH secure directory for files created from the Payment Printing tab in Check Writer.
UNIX_ACH_PRINT_TAB_MOD [permission level] Enter the Unix permission level for ACH files created from the Payment Printing tab in Check Writer.
USE_TCS_TU_NAME_ON_TUREMIT_REP Y or N Set to Y to use the TCS jurisdiction name or N to use the TaxLedge jurisdiction name on jurisdiction remittance reports.