Is your PA employed or self-employed?

14 June, 2018: Check out our short video

National Minimum Wage factsheets for employers

01 June, 2018: HMRC have three factsheets to help employers understand their minimum wage checking processes.

P60 reminder

30 May, 2018: Don't forget to give your employees a P60 for the 2017/18 tax year by 31 May 2018.

Any questions? My local authority is telling me to treat my carer as self-employed. Is this correct?

24 May, 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 a question recently on what to do if your direct payments provider tells you that you must treat your carer as self-employed.

Social Care Compliance scheme – an update

23 May, 2018: In a news piece last year we highlighted that there were a number of unanswered questions around HMRC’s new Social Care Compliance Scheme. Here we provide an update.

Having problems dealing with tax or tax credits? Make sure you tell HMRC you ‘Need Enhanced Support’

17 May, 2018: If you can’t understand what you are being told by HMRC or are struggling to resolve an issue with them, HMRC has a team that is specially trained to deal with vulnerable taxpayers and may be able to help. Here we tell you how to access them. (While they do not deal with employer issues, this information may help in dealing with your own personal tax affairs.)

Help and support for employing people

01 May, 2018: HMRC are running a series of webinars designed for employers

Received an automated message from HMRC saying you are under investigation? This is a scam.

26 April, 2018: Scammers are cold calling people and leaving messages in which they impersonate HMRC members of staff and tell people they are under investigation for non-payment of taxes.

PAYE payment and form RT2 April deadline reminder

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

HMRC issue April ‘Employer Bulletin’

19 April, 2018: 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.