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HMRC internal manual

Debt Management and Banking Manual

HM Revenue & Customs
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Pre-enforcement: recovery documentation and checks: recovery proceedings checks: RP checks for SAFE charges

Before you commence proceedings for a SAFE charge

if the charge is not a “cutover charge” (SAFE document types C4 or C5, or E4 or E5, or I4 or I5)

  • carry out an RP check as per DMBM615040 otherwise
  • telephone the SAFE Team before midday on the day before the day intended for proceedings and
  • ask for an RP check.

If you require checks for several items fax the SAFE Team and give a contact name.

The SAFE Team will carry out the RP checks and telephone or fax you the result before 4pm on the same day.