IHTM03232 - IHT references: XA case types - formats

The XA case type is used to create records for specific purposes only. Each type of record is held on ALF for a suitable period. At the end of this the record will automatically be deleted from ALF. The formats, purpose and retention periods are detailed below

Valid XA prefix   Retained for
XSP Identifying surviving spouses/civil partners that inherit assets of significant value 30 years
XS218 Section 218 claims 30 years
XKIW Killed in War claims 10 years
XPOA Pre owned assets 30 years
XRR Risk and research 30 years
XREF IHT reference 30 years