What is an EDI 521 Income or Asset Offset?

EDI 521 a bi-directional EDI document which is used by a firm or an agency to involve an employer or asset holder for withholding and delivering income or assets, on behalf of an entity or person to which they are indebted as in lien, garnishment, or levy.

It can be utilized in the following ways:

  • To change or confirm an earlier notice
  • To enable the employer or a third party to comply with the given requirements and terms of this compliance
  • And maybe to start an e-funds transfer to fulfill the requirement

The data contents and format of EDI 521 Income or Asset offset are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 521 Income or Asset Offset

EDI 521 falls under the category of X12F Finance transaction set. This bi-directional EDI document can be used by an organization or an agency to invoke an employer or an entity for withholding and delivering assets on behalf of an entity to whom they are owed.

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