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Vat have sent me a cheque made out to GMA Wholesale Ltd.

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vat have sent me a cheque made out to GMA Wholesale Ltd. This firm ceased trading at the end of May and no longer has a bank a/c . I have returned the cheque but not had any response.
JA: Have you talked to a tax professional about this?
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Customer: I am retiring to a flat and can no longer keep 7 years paperwork. What alternatives do I have?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert: replied 7 months ago.

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Expert: replied 7 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

It appears the company is still active per Companies House records.

Please advise

- did you keep a copy of the cheque for your records?

- is it worth opening an account in the company's name again in order to bank the cheque

You need to write to HMRC and ask for the cheque to be re-issued as they would not normally issue it to a third party.

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Expert: replied 6 months ago.

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