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Repayment Claims Manual

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RA instructions: Introduction

This part deals with how to make a repayment for a full year. When you receive form R40(SP) make the checks shown in the following table.
 

Check Action required
   
Check form R40(SP) to make sure it is signed. If form R40(SP) is not signed
  • return it to the claimant requesting the signature
  • make a note in the file of the action taken.    
      Check that there are (This content has been withheld because of exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000) vouchers. If (This content has been withheld because of exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000) the vouchers are sufficient.
  • proceed with the repayment.

If there are no vouchers or (This content has been withheld because of exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000) the vouchers are missing

  • (This content has been withheld because of exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000)
  • complete form R186 to ask for all the additional vouchers you think you will need
  • send the form R186 to the claimant
  • make a note of the action taken.

When you have successfully completed the above checks, compute the repayment using CL.Assume the claimant has completed the claim form correctly. Transfer the information tothe computer screen resolving any error messages.

(This content has been withheld because of exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000) But if you do spot an obvious error by the claimant with likely tax consequences, you should correct it as you transfer the information from the claim form to the computer screen.