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HMRC internal manual

Tax Credits Manual

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How to check whether the IYS17 income is in an acceptable format

Step 1

On the ‘Function Menu’

  • select ‘IY Finalisation’ on the toolbar
  • select ‘View In Year S17 Details’ from the options available. You will be taken to the ‘Key Entry Data – In Year Section 17 Notices’ screen
  • enter the customers NINO
  • select ‘OK’
  • go to .

Step 2

If the ‘In Year Finalisation – View IY S17 – Current Signals’ box appears

  • select ‘Cancel’
  • go to .

If the ‘In Year Finalisation – View IY S17 – Current Signals’ box does not appear, go to .

Step 3

In the ‘In Year Finalisation – View IY S17 – Current Position’ screen

  • select the ‘Details’ button below ‘Declaration Replies’. You will be taken to the ‘In Year Finalisation – View IY S17 – Declaration Reply’ screen
  • go to .

Step 4

If any of the income fields contain a numerical figure greater than zero, the income is regarded as in an acceptable format.

If any of the income fields contain anything other than numerical figures, the income is not regarded as in an acceptable format.

If any of the income fields contain more than one zero in the same field, this is not an acceptable format.

For example: an income field showing ‘?’ is not acceptable. An income field showing ‘00’ or ‘0000’ is not acceptable. Only one zero will be accepted as an income figure.