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COTAX Manual

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Claims / reliefs: loss and non-trading deficits carry-back: multiple assessments or amendments (Action Guide)

To set or unset signals in the responsible CT office to inhibit automatic reallocation and repayment when making or amending multiple assessments at the same time, consider steps 1 - 5 below. The guide is presented as follows.

To set the signal to inhibit automatic repayment Steps 1 - 3
   
To unset the signal to inhibit automatic repayment Steps 4 - 5

To set the signal to inhibit automatic repayment

1. If you want to inhibit automatic repayments for a particular AP, use function MAPS (Maintain AP Signals) to set the ‘inhibit repayments only (manual)’ signal to ’Y’.
   
2. If you want to inhibit automatic repayments for all the APs of a company, use function MRSC (Maintain Repay / Realloc Signals (Company)) to set the ‘inhibit repayments’ signal to ‘Y’.
3. Make a COTAX note to say why you set the signal and where possible, when you intend to unset it.

To unset the signal to inhibit automatic repayment

4. If you want to unset the signal to prevent the inhibition of automatic repayments for a particular AP, use function MAPS (Maintain AP Signals) to set the ‘inhibit repayments only (manual)’ signal to ’N’.
   
5. If you want to unset the signal to prevent the inhibition of automatic repayments for all the APs of a company, use function MRSC (Maintain Repay / Realloc Signals (Company)) to set the ‘inhibit repayments’ signal to ‘N’.