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Tax Credits Manual

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Extra information - Bank Details Guide - Bank Details Guide - A

Abbey National - now Santander (use TCM0314400)

Airdrie Savings Bank

Account type Description Enter details
     
All All account numbers should be eight digits Enter the eight-digit account number followed by the six-digit sort code provided by the customer

Alliance and Leicester PLC

Head office details: Sort code 725810, Account number 00000000

Account type Description Enter details
     
Cash Plus Eight-digit account numbers Enter eight-digit account number and sort code 725826
Cash Plus Roll numbers starting with 201  
For example, 201122467121. Contact Bank Liaison who will obtain the correct eight-digit account number After obtaining eight-digit account number use with sort code 725826  
Others Eleven-digit account reference numbers beginning 204, 205, 128, 216 and so on  

Twelve-digit account numbers beginning 204, 205 and so on (as above) - Input first eleven digits of account reference number

Long numbers starting with 58180
Contact Bank Liaison for correct reference number | Enter head office account number, sort code and customer’s eleven-digit personal reference number |

Alliance / Alliance and Leicester Giro / Giro

Note: Previously known as ‘Girobank’. Not to be confused with ‘Alliance & Leicester PLC’. Sort code 725826. Now known as ‘Alliance’ or ‘Alliance & Leicester Giro’ or ‘Giro’

All personal accounts

Enter all in Bank field. Sort Code must not end in ‘0’ as these are business accounts

Step 1

Do account numbers have 8 figures?
Yes, go to .
No, go to .

Step 2

Does sort code begin 72 and end in ?
Yes, go to .
No, go to .

Step 3

Does account number have 9 figures?
Yes, go to .
No, go to .

Step 4

Telephone Bank Liaison to obtain correct sort code

Enter eight-digit account number and six-digit sort code

Step 5

Sort code should end 1 to 6 (inclusive). Account number should be checked if first number matches last number of sort code telephone Bank Liaison who will obtain correct details

Enter eight-digit account number and six-digit sort code

Step 6

Is there a sort code?
Yes, go to .
No, go to .

Step 7

Contact Bank Liaison

Step 8

Does sort code begin 72 and end in ?
Yes, go to .
No, go to .

Step 9

Nine-digit account number - No sort code
For example, 456789123 - becomes account number 56789123 and sort code 725004

Use the first digit of the nine-digit number which should be in range 1 to 6 (inclusive) as the last digit of sort code 72500_ (last eight digits will be the account number)

Note: Sort code 72600_ may also be used.

Step 10

Nine-digit account number

Use the first figure of the nine-digit number which should be in range 1 to 6 (inclusive) as the last figure of the sort code instead of zero. Last eight figures will be the account number

Step 11

Sort code should end 1 to 6 (inclusive). First figure of nine-digit number should match last digit of sort code

Disregard first figure of account number and enter last eight digits with the six-digit sort code