Invalid identifier for the enterprise
- Updated: 13 January 2020
F289 / MAGNET_EDAG_F289
In the first half of 2020, this error will get severity grade rejection. This means that you must correct the error within the deadline for submitting the a-melding for the month that you received the error message. Therefore, it’s important that you make corrections now, or a-meldings for later periods will also be rejected.
Reason for this error message
You’ve used the legal organisation number of the main entity for both the declarant and the enterprise/sub-entity. From 2020, when you report employment relationships as ordinary, maritime or freelance, you can no longer use the legal organisation number of the main entity as the enterprise/sub-entity
In the Brønnøysund Register Centre/Register of Legal Entities, your enterprise has registered a main entity (the same as the declarant in the a-melding) and at least one enterprise/sub-entity. If you report employment relationship types ordinary, maritime or freelance, you must always connect the employment relationships to the number of an enterprise/sub-entity.
Need to correct?
The submitted a-melding contains information that may be incorrect.
If it is incorrect, you must correct the error within the deadline for submitting an a-melding for the month that you received the error message.
Severity of the error: Guideline
How to make corrections
- On the website of the Brønnøysund Register Centre, you can find the organisation number you must use for your sub-entities/enterprises. Search for the name or legal organisation number of your main entity. At the bottom of the next page, you can find information about connected sub-entities/enterprises under the heading “Tilknyttede enheter” (Connected entities).
- When you’ve found the organisation number for the enterprise/sub-entity, you submit the a-melding. If you use a payroll system, check with your system supplier if you’re not sure how to make corrections in your system.
Legal organisation number is the legal entity's organisation number. Legal entity is also referred to as the declarant, main entity and business in the a-melding guide.
Enterprise number is the organisation number for the sub-entity that the legal entity runs. Sub-entity is also referred to as enterprise in the a-melding guide.