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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

How to check if previous year (PY) is finalised

Step 1

On the ‘Function Menu’

  • select ‘Award’ on the toolbar
  • select ‘View’ from the options available. You will be taken to the ‘Key Entry Data’ screen
  • enter the customer’s NINO
  • select the ‘All’ checkbox
  • select ‘OK’. You will be taken to the ‘Select Award’ screen
  • check if the previous year has ‘Finalised’ in the ‘Award Type’ column.

Note: The definition of a ‘Finalised’ award is

‘Final Act’

‘Final Man’

‘Final As Act’

‘Final Est’