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HMRC internal manual

VAT Fraud

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Basic interventions: matters to consider when determining whether to use a civil intervention: assessments and penalties: raising penalties in particular circumstances: raising a penalty when the assessment is out of time

Where an assessment is out of time under the statutory time limits for making an assessment then HMRC officers should not issue a penalty.

If you require assistance or further advice please contact the Tax Administration Advice Team in Central Policy.