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HMRC internal manual

VAT Assessments and Error Correction

How to assess and correct: VAT Amendments: Form VAT656

The VAT656 Notice of Amendment of Assessment is used to notify traders of amendments to assessments previously notified on a VAT655 Notice of Assessment.

It is automatically generated by the computer after the input of form VAT643.

Form VAT656 consists of three parts

  • Notice of Amendment of Assessment, see VAEC9070,
  • Summary of assessment, see VAEC9080 and,
  • Assessment details by period, see VAEC9090.