Provide a payment guarantee for the Excise Payment Security System (C1201 TAPS)

Use form C1201 TAPS to provide a guarantee for a payment when it's required for the Excise Payment Security System.


Guarantee for payment of sums due to the Commissioners of HMRC


Use form C1201 TAPS when a guarantee is required for the Excise Payment Security System, to be sent to the Central Collection Unit (TAPS).

Email HMRC to ask for this form in Welsh (Cymraeg).

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Import and export: guarantee deferment of payment to HMRC (C1201)
Use form C1201 to guarantee deferred payment to HMRC.

Import and export: amendment to form C1201 - deferment guarantee (C1201A)
Use form C1201A if you’re a guarantor and need to tell HMRC about an amendment to form C1201 for deferment of payment.

Import and export: notice of amendment to C1201 TAPS - deferment guarantee (C1201A TAPS)
Use form C1201ATAPS if you need to tell HMRC about an amendment to form C1201TAPS.

Import and export: guarantee payment of hydrocarbon oils payments to HMRC (C1201HO)
Use form C1201HO if you’re an hydrocarbon oils trader and need to guarantee payments to HMRC.

Published 12 August 2014