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COTAX Manual

Pursuit: automatic and clerical pursuit: functions: status and pursuit

The table below tells you the function or functions to use in particular situations.

For details of how to access any of the COTAX functions select ‘Index Of Functions’ on the left of the screen.

On accessing the function, system Help is available to you at function, screen, field and error message levels.

Situation Function
To see the AP status DAPD (Display AP Details)
To view the details of an issued or stored assessment DASS (Display Assessment Details)
To view the  
  • Interest calculation
  • Normal due date (Word 49KB) for a non Quarterly Instalment Payment case
  • Instalment due date (Word 42KB) for a Quarterly Instalment Payment case DINT (Display Interest Computation)
      To view the following details for an AP
  • Reminders and payment applications issued
  • The next pursuit action to be taken DPUR (Display Pursuit Action)  
      To prevent or reinstate the automatic issue of reminders and payment applications RAPP (Revise AP Pursuit)
      To change the Pursuit status (Word 40KB) at the taxpayer (affecting all APs) level. RTPP (Revise Taxpayer Pursuit)
      To view for the AP  
  • A summary of the payment position


  • Details on individual payments and other accounting postings VPPD (View Payment and Posting Details)