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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

How to access and use PARS

Version 1.0

Changes to previous version - new guidance.

Step 1

Note: PARS refers to Payments and Accounting Reconciliation System. If you haven’t been assigned access to PARS, contact your manager.

On your desktop

  • select ‘Start’ at the bottom of the screen
  • select ‘PARS’
  • select ‘Cheque Enquiry’
  • select ‘Serial Number’
  • enter the cashcheque serial number
  • select ‘Submit’
  • go to .

Step 2

The screen will display the cashcheque with either ‘Encashed’ or ‘Unpaid’ next to it

  • the encashment amount will be displayed next to any cashcheques with the word ‘Encashed’ next to them.