Any questions? I was ill over Christmas and forgot to submit my FPS – help!

18 January, 2018: We regularly receive queries via our website. We do not give advice, but we try to signpost sources of further information and support. Some of the replies might be useful to others, so occasionally we will post them anonymously as ‘question and answer’ news items. We have received questions recently, such as the one below, on what the implications are if you are late in submitting an FPS.

Being an employer – HMRC minimum wage webinars and online course

16 January, 2018: HMRC are offering minimum wage help and support to employers with a series of free online ‘webinars’ and an online course.

PAYE payment and form RT2 January deadline reminder

15 January, 2018: RT2 and PAYE payment may be due this month – we explain what you have to do

RTI update

23 December, 2017: HMRC have published their post implementation review of RTI. LITRG were pleased to input to this review and there are findings and recommendations within the subsequent report that care and support employers may find interesting.

Christmas holidays

22 December, 2017: With Christmas just around the corner you may be planning for the holiday period and your PA may well want to take time off. Here we remind you of the main rules.

Upgraded payslip tool now shows all types of pension contributions

22 December, 2017: LITRG are pleased to launch a new version of our popular payslip tool which shows pension contributions deducted after tax as well as pension contributions deducted before tax.

HMRC issue December ‘Employer Bulletin’

14 December, 2017: HMRC have issued the latest Employer Bulletin – ‘Your route to the latest in payroll news‘. In general, these bulletins contain lots of useful information to help employers meet their payroll obligations, such as updates on forthcoming changes to the rules and guidance in dealing with particular payroll issues.

Being an employer – HMRC offers new webinar dates and videos

06 December, 2017: HMRC are offering help and support to employers with a series of free online ‘webinars’ and YouTube videos.

Want to run your own payroll but worried that your maths will let you down?

05 December, 2017: Well the good news is that you don’t really need to be a trigonometry or calculus genius to run your own payroll. But being confident and competent with numbers and data will certainly help – and not just with running a payroll but with tackling problems and making good decisions in every day life.

Do you find the process for deciding employment status easy?

23 November, 2017: A recent HMRC report indicates that just one per cent of small or medium sized enterprises (SMEs) experience difficulties when categorising staff as employed or self-employed. We are not convinced that this is the case for care and support employers and we would like evidence of this to share with HMRC. Can you help?