Beta This part of GOV.UK is being rebuilt – find out what beta means

HMRC internal manual

COTAX Manual

Repayments / reallocations: non automatic reallocations: functions: reallocations in a banking operations office

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 a work list of cases where COTAX could not handle an overpayment automatically. LOPU (Overpayment Review List)
To see a work list of cases where payments are held in suspense record. LSUP (Payments In Suspense List)
To inhibit automatic repayment or reallocation. RAPP (Revise AP Pursuit)
To reallocate an amount from the OAS record to COTAX. REAI (Direct Reallocation Into COTAX)
To reallocate an overpayment to OAS. REAO (Direct Reallocation Out Of COTAX)
To reallocate money:  
  • from one duty to another within a specified AP or
  • to one or more AP for the same company reference or
  • to a specified reference and AP. REAW (Direct Reallocation Within COTAX)  
      To reallocate an overpayment from one COTAX AP to another COTAX AP. REWD (Direct Reallocation Within COTAX)
      To set or unset the following pursuit signals for all APs.  
  • Permanent Local Action.
  • Inhibit:

    • reallocation and repayments
    • repayments only.
  • Correspondence to agent. RTPP (Revise Taxpayer Pursuit)  
      To check if any unpaid duty on other APs. VPPD (View Payment and Posting Details)