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Employer returns: view / maintain BROCS: function view BROCS: format 4 - posting details

This subject is presented as follows

 

Overview

Function VIEW BROCS Format 4 ‘Postings details’ enables you to review details of a specific posting. To be able to access this format you will require the appropriate ASN and the instalment or month number and the serial number of the payment.

Note: This information if not known can be obtained from Format 3.

Indicators

This format will enable you to establish whether any indicators are set on the BROCS record. For example INTERNET FILED RETURN will be displayed where the annual return has been filed online for that year. The full list of indicators that will appear on this format can be found by looking in the System Help.

Posting

For a specific posting you will be able to establish the following

Posting Description
   
MTH Month to which a posting relates
SER Serial number relating to that posting
TYPE Type of posting (for example BLP - Bank Lodgement Payment)
POSTED Date the posting was allocated to the BROCS record
EDP The effective date for interest purposes of the posting
TAX The amount of the posting allocated to tax
NIC The amount of the posting allocated to NIC
SLOAN The amount of the posting allocated to Student Loan deductions where applicable
TAXINT The amount of the posting allocated to interest raised because the tax due was paid late
NICINT The amount of the posting allocated to interest because the NIC due was paid late
SLINT The amount of the posting allocated to interest raised because the Student Loan deduction was paid late
TAX CREDIT FUNDED The amount of funding provided to the employer
TAX CREDIT PAID The amount of tax credits paid by employers to their employees
TC FUNDING DISCREPANCY The difference between the amount of any tax credit funded and any tax credit paid
CIS DED’N The amount of the posting allocated to CIS deductions from subcontactors on CIS36 (up to 2007)
CIS The amount of CIS deductions from subcontactors recorded on the CIS system (2008 onwards)
CAM Amendment to amount of CIS deductions from subcontactors recorded on the CIS system (2008 onwards)

Posting cross reference

Where a posting has been allocated from another year or record or where the posting you are viewing has itself been reallocated, this format will display the relevant Accounts Office reference as the ‘posting cross reference’. This will allow you to view the history of a particular posting.

Type of posting

Depending on the type of posting that is allocated there will further information on that posting. This may include details of a cheque received, cheque number, and other bank details. If the posting is in respect of a P228 charge then the amount of tax and / or NIC is further broken down to provide details of how that posting has been allocated, for example the amount relating to tax credit funded and tax credit paid.

Pre BROCS postings

Exceptionally, if the posting you want to review relates to a year prior to BROCS this format will provide you with the information you require to follow that posting.