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

HMRC internal manual

Debt Management and Banking Manual

From
HM Revenue & Customs
Updated
, see all updates

Enforcement: Recording fees and charges: payment handling

Cheque payments for direct taxes (SA, PAYE, and so on) and fees and charges

Cost charge on SAFE

Prepare Print Payslips (DMBM115060) for:

  • the SAFE costs charge
  • any other head of duty (SA, PAYE and so on) charge(s)
  • pass the cheque and payslip(s) for processing following the guidance in Helpcard BA014 Direct taxes - Preparing and sending direct taxes cheques for processing.

Cost charge not on SAFE

  • Create a ‘Customer Account’ on SAFE (using function Create Customer Account).
  • Prepare Print Payslips for:

    • the cost charge using the SAFE Customer Account reference
    • any other direct taxes head of duty (SA, PAYE and so on) charge(s).
  • Pass the cheque and payslip(s) for processing following the guidance in helpcard BA014 Direct taxes - Preparing and sending direct taxes cheques for processing.

Combined payments (mix of direct taxes, NICEO and VAT liabilities and fees and charges)

  • Create a ‘Customer Account’ on SAFE (using function Create Customer Account).
  • Complete an AZ818 (Recovery) showing the SAFE reference against the law cost amount - see helpcard BA023 for guidance on completing the AZ818 (Recovery).
  • Send both copies of the AZ818 (Recovery) and cheque for processing following the guidance in helpcard BA014 Direct taxes - Preparing and sending direct taxes cheques for processing.