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PAYE Manual

Employer returns: capture employer return - 2005 onwards: capture pro forma returns - 2005 onwards (Action Guide)

Where you need to process a pro forma ‘POP’ return follow steps 1 - 3 below

1. Use Function RECORD RETURN RECEIPT to record the receipt of the return as a pro forma complete return, which has passed the paper quality check
  In the Record Return Receipt screen enter the following
  * Receipt date as the date the POP return was prepared unless DMB request 19 May of the year of the return
  * Employer reference
  * Submission type as ‘Proforma Complete Return’
  * Number of forms P14 as ‘0’
  * Return Status Indicator as ‘RSI2’
2. Request that the ECS penalty officer set the ‘Temporary Inhibition’ signal on ECS
  * Make a P35 note on the ECS Create Notes Screen of why the ‘Temporary Inhibition’ signal has been set
3. Use Function CAPTURE EOY RETURN DETAILS to capture the return as either
  * Original Complete or Additional Complete
  * Ensure that you check the Proforma check box
  * Capture the monetary fields that are completed on the pro forma ‘POP’ return
  * If you have received a ‘POP’ P14 with the return, attach it to the P35
  * Use Function AMEND EMPLOYER NOTES to record your actions and then file the P35 in the P35 run