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COTAX Manual

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Repayments / reallocations: overpayments: general: functions

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.

Situation  Function 
   
To record bank and / or nominee details on the COTAX record. BOND (Bank and / or Nominee Details)
To check if the following signals are set.  
  • Inhibit repayment only (Automatic).
  • Inhibit reallocations only (Automatic). DAPD (Display AP Details)  
      To issue a repayment by payable order or Bacs that COTAX will not handle automatically. DIRR (Direct Repayment)
      To see a work list of cases where COTAX cannot handle the overpayment automatically.  
(Responsible office) LOPD (Overpayments List)
  To see a work list of cases where COTAX cannot handle the overpayment automatically.
(Debt Management and Banking offices) LOPU (Overpayments Review List)
  To see a work list of cases where COTAX is inhibiting repayment for 14 working days.
(Responsible office) ORUR (Overpayments Requiring Urgent Review)
  To set or unset a signal for a particular AP to prevent repayments and / or reallocations being made automatically.
(Responsible office) MAPS (Maintain AP Signals)  
  To record a manually issued payable order. MIPO (Manual Issued Payable Order)
  To:  
  • set or unset a signal for all of a company’s APs to prevent repayments and / or reallocations being made automatically
  • amend the inhibit repayment amount specified by company.
(Responsible office) MRSC (Maintain Rept / Realloc Signals (Comp))  
  To enter case notes. NOTE (Case Notes)
  To reallocate a repayment to OAS. REOD (Reallocate out of COTAX)
  To set or unset a signal for all of a company’s APs to prevent repayments and / or reallocations being made automatically.  
(Debt Management and Banking Offices) RTPP (Revise Taxpayer Pursuit)  
  To see details of charges, payments, repayments and reallocations, and a summary of the accounting position for an AP. VPPD (View Payment and Posting Details)