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HMRC internal manual

Self Assessment Manual

HM Revenue & Customs
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Returns: returns work lists: w016 manual issue of return: deceased signal

When notification of death was received, the action taken should have included the following

  • Manual Return signal set
  • LAST SA RETURN REQUIRED FOR YEAR ENDING 5 APRIL signal set to the end of the year in which death occurred
  • Deceased signal set
  • Date of death entered on the SA record
  • A capacity role of executor or administrator set up, if appropriate

You should now

  • Refer to SAM125081 to decide if a return to the date of death is required
  • If so, prepare a return manually and use function RECORD DATE OF CLERICAL ISSUE to enter the date of issue on the SA record (the function allows you to enter a date up to 5 days later than today’s date). Note: The return must be addressed to a named person to be considered correctly served. For example ‘Mr A N Other as Personal Representative of ……….. Deceased’