If while submitting your VAT return to HMRC you get a Returned and Rejected error notice from HMRC stating “No active account found for VRN” – then please follow these simple steps to reactivate your account.

Reason for error notice:

The VRN Account validity has been expired and must be reactivated.

HMRC provides a period of 18 months (540 Days) for the account to be active and must be reactivated again to submit TAX digitally.

  • This detail can be checked in Business Configuration -> UK Making Tax Digital

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  • Select Launch web service in new browser window. Enter your credentials in the HMRC page to generate an authorization code.

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  • Click on Continue.

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  • In the sign-in tab and enter your username and password and click “Sign In

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  • Then click on Grant Authority.

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  • You will then be given the code required for signing into HMRC through SAP Business By Design. Copy this code.

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  • Go back to the Fine-Tuning activity “UK Making Tax Digital” and enter your authorization code and click OK.

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  • Click on Save and Close. The Validity Period is set for the next 18 months.