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HMRC internal manual

COTAX Manual

Pursuit: automatic and clerical pursuit: functions: losses carried back

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
For a particular AP, to  
  • Stop COTAX repaying and / or reallocating money automatically
  • Set the Clerical Interest Indicator (CII)
  • Set the Refer For Instruction (RFI) signal MAPS (Maintain AP Signals)  
      To prevent or reinstate the automatic issue of reminders and payment applications RAPP (Revise AP Pursuit)
      To calculate and raise an interest charge RMIC (Revise Manual Interest Charge)
      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)