FinCEN DOEP Instructions – Does FinCEN prohibit any words or phrases in DOEPs?

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Q:  Does FinCEN prohibit any words or phrases in DOEPs?
 
A:  Yes.  The following words or variations of these words are not to be used in fields:
 
a) AKA
b) CUSTOMER
c) DBA
d) NONE
e) NOT APPLICABLE
f) OTHER
g) SAME
h) SAME AS ABOVE
i) SEE ABOVE
j) UNKNOWN
k) VARIOUS
l) XX
 
 
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
This is addressed in the "FinCEN Designation of Exempt Person Electronic Filing Requirements" guide, Attachment C.
 
 

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