What does TIN Matching results mean?

TIN matching results

The TIN matching codes and descriptions are shown below. 

TIN Matching Code DESCRIPTION
 IRS Code 1  TIN is missing or not a 9 digit number.
 IRS Code 2  TIN is not in the IRS records.
 IRS Code 3  Name/TIN combination does not match IRS records.
 IRS Code 4  Invalid TIN Matching request.
 IRS Code 5  Duplicate TIN Matching request.
 IRS Code 6  Name/TIN combination matched IRS records as a SSN.
 IRS Code 7  Name/TIN combination matched IRS records as an EIN.
 IRS Code 8  Name/TIN combination matched IRS records as an EIN and SSN.
 IRS Code 0  Name/TIN combination matches IRS records.
 IRS Code 111  IRS did not return a result.
 Unable to Submit - Name has been submitted for multiple TINs.  The same recipient name was submitted for multiple, different TINs.  Verify the data and resubmit.
 Unable to Submit - TIN has been submitted for multiple names.   The same recipient TIN was submitted for multiple, different names.  Verify the data and resubmit
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