Puerto Rico

This guide describes the functionalities that support Elavon E4 customers based in Puerto Rico, including:

  • Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Transactions. Elavon E4 customers outside of Puerto Rico may also use this feature.

  • Tax fields and data for IVU (Impuesto de Venta y Uso, which translates to Sales and Use Tax) reporting requirements.

  • Cash tender transactions.

EBT Transaction Scenarios

The following table shows possible combinations

Tran Type Value in Field 0001 Tran Type Description Tender Type in API Field 0115 EBT Qualifier in API Field 0019 E4 Transaction Code E4 Tran Code Description
02 Sale 040 010 120 EBT Food Stamp Purchase
02 Sale 040 040 120 EBT Cash Benefit Purchase
07 Prior Auth w/API Field 0006 040 010 121 EBT Food Stamp Voucher Clear Purchase
09 Return 040 010 122 EBT Food Stamp Return
09 Return w/API Field 0006 040 010 123 EBT Food Stamp Voucher Clear Return
11 Void Sale 040 010 198 EBT Void
17 Void Return 040 010 198 EBT Void
24 Balance Inquiry 040 010 124 EBT Food Stamp Balance Inquiry
24 Balance Inquiry 040 040 141 EBT Cash Benefit Balance Inquiry

Cash Tender Transaction Types

Tran Type Value in Field 0001 Tran Type Description Tender Type in API Field 0115 E4 Tran Code E4 Tran Code Description
02 Sale 085 804 Cash or Cash-equivalent Purchase
09 Return 085 805 Cash or Cash-equivalent Return
11 Void Sale 085 807 Cash or Cash-equivalent Void
17 Void Return 085 807 Cash or Cash-equivalent Void
61 Full Reversal 085 808 Cash or Cash-equivalent Reversal

E4 Transaction Codes that Support Sending and Receiving IVU Tax Data Fields

  • 000 = Sale
  • 001 = Authorization Only
  • 099 = Credit Card Reversal
  • 100 = Debit Purchase
  • 102 = Debit Return
  • 198 = Debit / EBT Void
  • 199 = Debit / EBT Reversal
  • 120 = Food Stamp Purchase
  • 122 = Food Stamp Return
  • 121 = Food Stamp “Voucher Clear” Purchase
  • 140 = Cash Benefit Purchase
  • 804 = Cash or Cash-equivalent Purchase Transaction
  • 805 = Cash or Cash-equivalent Refund Transaction
  • 806 = Cash or Cash-equivalent Void Transaction
  • 807 = Cash or Cash-equivalent Reversal Transaction