04 September, 2017: It has come to the LITRG’s attention that guidance on GOV.UK around the availability of a payroll online filing exemption, may be misleading some people into believing that their circumstances are not covered.
22 August, 2017: HMRC have released their latest Employer Bulletin (Issue 67). The bulletin is well worth a read as it is the main way HMRC communicate with employers on a regular basis.
17 August, 2017: The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) have produced an excellent webcast that explains the basics around automatic enrolment duties and have kindly agreed that we share it with you.
07 August, 2017: The latest Your Charter Report has been issued. It is published at the same time as HMRC’s Annual Report and Accounts and The Tax Adjudicator’s Report. All of these reports give us insight into HMRC’s relationship with the taxpayer and how this is developing. In a nutshell, things are looking better customer service wise – but does this resonate with you?
31 July, 2017: The Government have announced that they will temporarily suspend minimum wage enforcement activity and will waive historic financial penalties against employers concerning sleep-in pay.
20 July, 2017: If you pay PAYE over to HMRC quarterly rather than monthly, payments for the three month period 6 April 2017 to 5 July 2017 should be made to avoid the risk of being charged any late payment penalties.
19 July, 2017: The first full quarterly payment summary forms RT2 for the 2017/18 tax year, covering the period 6 April 2017 to 5 July 2017, are due for filing by 19 July. If your form(s) do not reach HMRC by this date they may charge you a penalty.
13 July, 2017: HMRC are offering help and support to employers with a series of free online ‘webinars’ and YouTube videos.
12 July, 2017: The following press release has recently appeared on The Pension Regulator's website.
05 July, 2017: If not, you can use our payroll calendar to help you. This breaks down the tax year into tax weeks, tax months and tax quarters. All of this will help you identify the tax period for which your employee is being paid.