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Ticket Tax Box Service (TTBS)

The taxes, charges and fees global reference

The Ticket Tax Box Services' comprehensive database compiles the most current information on all taxes, charges and fees applied on passenger air transportation. These charges are shown in the "tax/fee/charge" box or charged directly to passengers.'

Through the web-based application you can retrieve Ticket Tax Box Services data through a user-friendly interface from virtually anywhere in the world.

  • Ensures accuracy in collecting and remitting taxes, charges and fees for each ticket
  • Tracks and updates changes
  • Retains historical records
  • Avoids back payments for under collection
  • Decreases auditing fines
  • Eliminates time consuming and costly billing rejections
  • Reduces losses due to uncollected taxes from sales agents and airlines
  • Produces better cash flow

The Ticket Tax Box Services' comprehensive database compiles the most current information on all taxes, charges and fees applied on passenger air transportation. These charges are shown in the "tax/fee/charge" box or charged directly to passengers.'

Our tax products at a glance

  • TOP Premium Daily - effective April 1 2014 to March 31 2015

TOP Premium Daily offers the most complete subscription to TTBS and RATD, comprising full access to the databases with daily e-mail updates. Access to IATA’s List of Ticket and Airport Taxes and Fees is also bundled. TOP Premium Daily is the most comprehensive and up-to-date solution available for current information on air passenger taxes, fees, and charges. This subscription is ideal for those activities which require real time data such as pricing and ticketing.

A sample TOP Premium Daily data file is available for download  

  • TOP Premium Monthly - effective April 1 2014 to March 31 2015  

TOP Premium Monthly bundles RATD with TTBS, providing a complete overview on taxes, fees, and charges with monthly updates. Access to IATA’s List of Ticket and Airport Taxes and Fees is also bundled. This option is ideal for activities such as auditing, consulting, and revenue accounting.

  • Revenue Accounting Tax Database (RATD) - effective April 1 2014 to March 31 2015

RATD is customized for revenue accounting to process interline billings. It is the industry reference for coded taxes, fees, and charges that are to be collected and remitted for interline tickets. RATD reflects only interlineable Taxes, Fees, and Charges (TFCs), and is customized for interline billing minimizing settlement disputes and decreasing billing rejections. It is ideal for revenue accounting.

  • IATA List of Tickets and Airport Taxes and Fees (IATA Tax List- effective April 1 2014 to March 31 2015

A quick reference tool, the Tax List is a quick reference for all taxes, fees, and charges. It is issued quarterly in pdf and includes all TFC data, with descriptions and codes for airport taxes, passenger charges, stamp taxes, ticket taxes, and miscellaneous taxes. The Tax List also includes currency codes as well as definitions of common abbreviations and special items. This worldwide information is provided on a quarterly basis in a choice of CD or web download, and is ideal for auditing, data analysis, and reports.

The price can vary greatly depending on the use of the product.

Please contact our services for any additional information:

Generic Codes

With the allocation of SF to the Security Fee in Greenland, the last generic alpha/alpha code available has been allocated

TTBS will begin A/N coding beginning with A1, A2 etc. effective with the next code allocation request.

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