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Tell HMRC about a VAT-registered trader that is insolvent

Use form VAT769 to notify HM Revenue and Customs of an insolvency of a VAT-registered trader.

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Notification of insolvency details (VAT769)

Details

Use form VAT769 to notify HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) of an insolvency of a VAT-registered trader.

Notifications

Please send completed notifications to the following addresses:

Bankruptcy (sequestration), trust deeds, administrative receiverships members voluntary liquidations and liquidations

Debt Management – EIS NCL
HM Revenue and Customs
BX9 1SR

Company administration and voluntary arrangements

Debt Management - EIS C
HM Revenue and Customs
BX9 1SH

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VAT Notice 700/56: insolvency
Read about insolvency and notifying HMRC including completing form VAT769.

Published 8 September 2014
Last updated 4 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. We have updated the addresses you'll need when sending VAT769 to notify us of an insolvency of a VAT-registered trader.

  2. This guidance has been updated to show a new address for sending completed notification for Members voluntary liquidations.

  3. Welsh translation added to the page.

  4. Addresses for sending completed notification have been amended.

  5. First published.