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HMRC internal manual

Debt Management and Banking Manual

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Debt and return pursuit: PAYE: Introduction to PAYE: Repayment Interest (RPI): RPI due dates

Deduction years 1992-93 to 1995-96 only

For PAYE that was paid during the tax year it related and that was later repaid or re-allocated, RPI is payable from the end of the following tax year to the date of repayment or re-allocation.

Example 1

A PAYE payment for 1992-93 made on 5 March 1993 that is during 1992-93) and repaid on 5 September 1994 would attract RPI from 6 April 1994 to 5 September 1994

If PAYE was paid later than the tax year to which it related, RPI is payable from the end of the tax year in which the payment was made to the date of repayment or re-allocation.

Example 2

A PAYE payment for 1992-93 made on 5 March 1995 (that is during 1994-95) and repaid on 5 September 1995 would attract RPI from 6 April 1995 to 5 September 1995.

Deduction years 1996-97 and onwards

For all PAYE payments which are repaid or re-allocated, RPI is paid from the later of

  • 19 April following the end of the tax year to which it relates or
  • the effective date of the payment whichever is the later

to the date of repayment or re-allocation.

Example

A PAYE payment for 2009-10 made on 5 March 2010 and repaid on 5 September 2010 would attract RPI from 19 April 2010 to 5 September 2010.