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COTAX Manual

Pursuit: pursuit work lists: functions: pursuit work lists

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 view the following details for an AP  
  • Reminders and payment applications issued
  • The next pursuit action to be taken DPUR (Display Pursuit Action)  
      To view details of any periods of suspension DSUS (Display Suspension History)
      To formally or informally standover a charge HAPP (Handle Appeal)
      To prepare or amend an assessment for a CT Pay and File AP PAST (Prepare Full Assessment)
      To prepare or amend a penalty determination PPEN (Prepare Penalty Determination)
      To amend a tax charge for a CTSA AP  
  RAMA (Record / Amend Assessment)
  • Change the Pursuit Status (Word 40KB) of an AP
  • Check next action
  • Enter next action RAPP (Revise AP Pursuit)  
      To cancel a suspension in the office responsible for CT processing RSUD (Cancel Suspension)
      To record, amend or cancel a suspension in the Debt Management office or Banking Operations RSUS (Record / Amend Suspension)
      To transfer a case to another office TRCA (Transfer Case)
      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)  
      To check whether the Oil / Gas Exploration Case indicator is set VTPR (View Taxpayer)