GeoTAX Auxiliary File - GeoTAX_Premium - 7 - 7.7

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Precisely updates its data regularly to incorporate new rules by government entities and enhancements by third-party data providers. Occasionally new or updated data is available for individual records where the data has not yet been included in the GeoTAX master files. GeoTAX uses its own auxiliary file to incorporate the changes.

Note: The Latitude/Longitude and Latitude/Longitude Level return code may in some instances not be returned when there is a match to the GeoTAX Auxiliary File. In these instances the state, county and municipal returns are returned from the GeoTAX Auxiliary File but the Latitude and Longitude could not be determined.

Complete the following steps to use the GeoTAX Auxiliary file.

Step 1: Load the GeoTAX Auxiliary file

On Windows:

  1. Click Start > Programs > Precisely > GeoTAX > Database Load Utility.

    The GeoTAX Database Load Utility dialog box opens.

  2. Select the GeoTAX auxiliary file option.

  3. To complete the loading process, follow the instructions provided by the utility.

The program installs the GeoTAX Auxiliary file in the database location for GeoTAX.

On UNIX/Linux:

  1. Copy the GeoTAX Auxiliary file into the $G1GTX/data subdirectory.

  2. Change to the $G1GTX/bin subdirectory.

  3. Run the installation script installdb.

  4. Select GeoTAX Auxiliary File.

  5. To complete the loading process, follow the instructions provided by the utility.

The load program creates the indexed sequential file G1GTAX2.

On z/OS:

FTP the GeoTAX Auxiliary file that was downloaded from Precisely’ website in binary mode using these attributes:



  1. Modify the following variables.

    • yourhlq - your high-level qualifier

    • yourRTlib - Runtime Library in effect at your site

    • volume - VSAM DASD pack volser

  2. Insert a job card and submit.

The program produces a database file called G1GTAX2.

Step 2: Match to the GeoTAX Auxiliary file

GeoTAX first attempts a match to the following databases prior to matching to the GeoTAX Auxiliary file:

  • Landmark Auxiliary file

  • User Auxiliary file

  • State-supplied file

To use the GeoTAX Auxiliary file for matching, put a Y in position 26 of the CONFIG parameter record in your batch job. The match code for records matching to GeoTAX Auxiliary files is U.

For information on the CONFIG parameter, see CONFIG.