HMRC internal manual

Debt Management and Banking Manual

Debt and return pursuit: VAT: how debts are notified: Daily Enforcement Message (D0971) - VAT

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The D0971 details the customer’s VAT registration numbers where certain actions have taken place on the mainframe. This action is indicated by an Enforcement Action Indicator.

This indicator will have a value of 1 to 9, where the specific values represent the following.

New Enforcement Action Indicator value VAT Mainframe
   
1 Payment Made
2 Debt Balance Adjusted
3 Not currently allocated
The D0971 details the customer’s VAT registration numbers where certain actions have taken place on the mainframe. This action is indicated by an Enforcement Action Indicator.  
This indicator will have a value of 1 to 9, where the specific values represent the following. The D0971 details the customer’s VAT registration numbers where certain actions have taken place on the mainframe. This action is indicated by an Enforcement Action Indicator.
This indicator will have a value of 1 to 9, where the specific values represent the following.    
  5 Unpaid Cheque/Failed payment
  6 New Immature Debt Pending/Withdrawn
  7 Deregistration / Insolvency Status
  8 VAT Return
  9 Accounting / Indicator Status Amendment

The print can be accessed through PRADA. If you are required to action cases through the D0971 the guidance at DMBM530580 explains how it can be utilised.