Hello, I am Keith, one of the experts on Just Answer, and pleased to be able to help you with your question.
Please advise what you mean by 'zero vat registered?' Do you mean that you are not registered for VAT? Please advise then I can address your question fully.
Hello, I am Keith, one of the experts on Just Answer, and pleased to be able to help you with your question. Your problem is relatively simple, but its resolution may be a tad time consuming.
You have been overpaid, albeit by an error by the tenant, and must repay these over payments. It is as simple as that. However, under Scots Law there is a five year limitation so all is not lost and you need only go back that far.
As for your tax position you will have to go the HMRC by letter setting out the position and seek to revise your tax returns. Don't forget to include your NI number and UTR if you have one in your letter. It may be possible to reclaim on line, but I think in your circumstances this is unlikely and the letter approach a better method. Here is the link for reclaiming on line:
I do hope that my reply has been of assistance.
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