Incoming  
INVOIC
Electronic Communications Invoices (ELFE)  
of Deutsche Telekom: Example  
 
 
 
EDIFACT
Example/Explanation
UNB
UNB+UNOA:2+D--01RFN005+RFN101+940713:1333+ELFE/0000456'
Sender's ID is "D--01RFN005",  Receiver's ID is "RFN101", transmission file was created on 13 July 1994 at 13:33.
UNH
UNH+ELFE0000001+INVOIC:2:921:UN:ETEB'
Message contains an invoice ("INVOIC") based on the MIG "ETEB", which is based on the UN/EDIFACT directory 92.1 ("921:UN")
BGM
BGM+380+D--01/690002345678+9'
It's a commercial invoice's (380) original (9) refering to account number 690002345678.
DTM
DTM+3:940711'
The invoice date is 11 July 1994.
DTM
DTM+263:9407:609'
The invoicing period is July 1994.
FTX
FTX+INV+3++TEXT1:TEXT2:TEXT3:TEXT4:TEXT5'
TEXT1...TEXT5 will contain additional text to be read before actioning message.
SG1
 
RFF
RFF+IV:690002345678'
SG1
 
RFF
RFF+IT:123456789012'
The customer number is "123456789012".
SG2
 
NAD
NAD+II+++NL UELZEN+20 00+UELZEN++29523+DE'
The invoice issuer's name and address is NL Uelzen, POB 20 00, 29532 Uelzen in Germany.
FII
FII+RH+1234554321+100700000'
Invoice issuer's account number is 1234554321 and the bank code is 10070000.
SG5
 
CTA
CTA+IC'
This segment triggers next COM segments.
COM
COM+0223 23-456:TE'
The phone  number ("TE") is "0223 23-456".
COM
COM+0223 23-457:FX'
The fax number ("FX") is "0223 23-457".
SG2
 
NAD
NAD+IV++HANS MUSTERMANN:MUSTERSTR. 1:29633 MUNSTER:ADDRESS LINE++++++DE'
The invoicee's name and address is Hans Mustermann, Musterstr. 1, 29633 Munster in Germany.
FII
FII+BI+1234554321+100700000'
Invoicee's account number is 1234554321 and the bank code is 10070000.
SG5
 
CTA
CTA+IC'
The following communication numbers are the invoicee's information contact.
COM
COM+0223 23-456:TE'
The phone number ("TE") is "0223 23-456".
COM
COM+0223 23-457:FX'
The fax number ("FX") is "0223 23-457".
SG7
 
CUX
CUX+1:DEM'
The invoice amount is charged in Deutsche Marks ("DEM").
SG8
 
PAT
PAT+5++5:1:CD:10'
The invoice is payable 10 calendar days (CD) after invoice date (5), discount is not applicable (5).
DTM
DTM+13:940721'
Payment date is 21 July 1994.
SG22
 
LIN
LIN+1++17110:SA'
First position "1" contains the suppliers ("SA") article "Number Of Units" which is coded as "17110".
IMD
IMD+++AA50'
Line item 1 belongs to service label "AA" and fee group "50".
QTY
QTY+107:57'
501 units ("107") are charged.
DTM
DTM+18:940704'
The communication was installed ("18") on 04 July 1994.
DTM
DTM+36:940804'
Expiry date ("36") is 04 August 1994.
DTM
DTM+51:940704'
Cumulative quantity start date ("51") is 04 July 1994.
DTM
DTM+52:940804'
Cumulative quantity end date ("52") is 04 August 1994.
DTM
DTM+155:940704'
Accounting period start date ("155") is 04 July 1994.
DTM
DTM+156:940804'
Accounting period end date ("156") is 04 August 1994.
FTX
FTX+LIN+1++TARIFF UNITS:TARIFF UNITS 2:TARIFF UNITS 3:TARIFF UNITS 4:TARIFF UNITS 5'
The charged article is "Tariff unit" .
SG23
 
MOA
MOA+203:115.23'
Line item amount ("203") is 115.23 Deutsche Mark.
SG25
 
PRI
PRI+CAL:0.23'
The price of one tariff unit is 0.23 DM.
SG30
 
TAX
TAX+1+VAT+++:::15'
The VAT rate applicable to the current article is 15 %.
UNS
UNS+S'
This segment is used to divide detail and summary section.
SG45
 
MOA
MOA+77:125.23'
Invoice amount (77) to be paid is 125.23 DM.
SG45
 
MOA
MOA+79:125.23'
Total line items amount (79) is 125.23 in the currency from CUX segment.
SG45
 
MOA
MOA+124:125.23'
VAT amount is 125.23 DM.
SG45
 
MOA
MOA+125:125.23'
Amount to be taxed with VAT is 125.23 DM.
SG45
 
MOA
MOA+136:125.23'
Total invoice additional amount (136) is 125.23 in the currency from CUX segment.
SG47
 
TAX
TAX+3+VAT+++:::15'
The VAT rate is 15%. Receiver is Telekom ("3").
MOA
MOA+124:12.77'
In respect of the 15% VAT rate the due tax amount  is 12.77 DM.
MOA
MOA+125:10'
The taxable amount is 10 DM.
UNT
UNT+46+ELFE0000001'
The message "ELFE0000001" contains 46 segments.
UNZ
UNZ+1+ELFE/0000456'
The transmission file "ELFE/0000456" contains 1 message.
 
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Guide: ELFE Demo; 92.1; EN  
      
Contact: Frank Dreisch  
 
Print date: 24.06.98
Rev.: 01.07.94
    
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