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HMRC internal manual

VAT Assessments and Error Correction

HM Revenue & Customs
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Introduction: What is an error correction

If a trader or HMRC discover an error on a VAT return that has been submitted there are legal powers and procedures that allow the return to be corrected.

The correction can be made either by the trader or HMRC, for further guidance see VAEC7000.