FinCEN CTR Instructions - Does FinCEN prohibit any words or phrases in CTRs?

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Q:  Does FinCEN prohibit any words or phrases in CTRs?
 
A:  Yes.  The following words or variations of these words are not to be used in fields:
 

a. AKA

b. COMPUTER GENERATED

c. CUSTOMER

d. DBA

e. NONE

f. NOT APPLICABLE

g. NON CUSTOMER

h OTHER

i. SAME

j. SAME AS ABOVE

k. SEE ABOVE

l. SIGNATURE CARD

m. UNKNOWN

n. VARIOUS

o. XX

 
This is addressed in the "FinCEN Currency Transaction Report Electronic Filing Requirements" guide, Attachment C, General Instruction #15.
 

The guide can be found here:  http://sdtmut.fincen.treas.gov/docs/FinCENCTRElectronicFilingRequirements.pdf

 

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