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If you receive an Indiana merit rate output file, you may also receive a text file from the State of Indiana that lists corrections to the merit rate information for your clients. This file may contain error messages which are explained here.

#1. Invalid FEIN number
Input FEIN is blank, is equal to zero, or is not numeric.

#2. FEIN not found
No FEIN exists in the database, and the input FEIN is blank.

#3. No match on state employer account number - Found FEIN which has state account 999999XX
The FEIN exists in the database, but the populated SUTA ID was not found.

#4. Mismatch on FEIN > State account - FEIN 99-9999999 has state account 999999XX - State account 999999XX has FEIN 99-9999999
The FEIN and SUTA rate both exist in the database, but are assigned to different employers.

#5. FEIN not found - Matching state account 999999XX has FEIN 99-9999999
The SUTA ID exists in the database but no FEIN is assigned to the employer.

#6. Employer account 999999XX in XXXXXXXX status - Successor state account is 999999XX
The FEIN and SUTA ID exist in the database but the employer's status is Void and Transferred as the result of a complete acquisition or disposal. The successor's account number is provided in the message.

#7. Employer account 999999XX in XXXXXXXX status - Multiple partial successors involved
The FEIN and SUTA ID exist in the database but the employer's status is Void and Transferred. Multiple partial successors are involved.

#8. Employer account 999999XX in XXXXXXXX status
The FEIN and SUTA ID exist in the database but the employer's status is not active or is listed as Void and Transferred.

#9. Multiple FEIN matches - FEIN 99-9999999 matched accounts 999999XX, 999999XX, 999999XX, 999999XX
The input FEIN field is populated but the SUTA ID field is not. Multiple FEINs exist for this state account number.

#10. Mismatch on FEIN > State - State account 999999XX has FEIN 99-9999999 - FEIN 99-9999999 has multiple state accounts
The FEIN and SUTA ID fields are populated but do not match. Multiple state accounts exist for this FEIN.

#11. Merit rate for requested year not calc'ed
The merit rate for the requested year does not exist within the output file.

#12. FEIN not found and employer account not found
Neither the FEIN nor the SUTA ID exists in the database.

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