News

Reminder to report expenses and benefits for the 2016/17 tax year by 6 July 2017

04 July, 2017: You need to tell HMRC about any benefits and non-business expenses you’ve provided to your employees during the tax year ending 5 April 2017 by 6 July 2017.

PAYE service issues

23 June, 2017: A summary of PAYE issues

HMRC issue June ‘Employer Bulletin’

23 June, 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.

Are you registered for HMRC’s free support emails?

16 June, 2017: ‘Business help and education emails’ is a free service from HMRC. These emails include useful information for employers and are designed to help you understand what you need to do and how to get it right first time. June’s email includes the following key messages.

What to do if you missed the P60 deadline

02 June, 2017: A P60 should be given to an employee no later than 31 May following the end of the tax year.

Deaf Awareness Week – celebrating HMRC’s support for deaf people

10 May, 2017: From 15-21 May 2017, Deaf Awareness Week will celebrate collaborative work that has made a difference for people who are deaf or have a hearing loss.

HMRC issue April ‘Employer Bulletin’

24 April, 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.

Don’t forget the minimum wage increases from 1 April 2017

31 March, 2017: The minimum pay per hour a worker is entitled to is set to increase from 1 April 2017 as set out below (figures in brackets show the current rate). The rate will depend on the worker’s age and whether they are an apprentice.

Being an employer – HMRC offers new webinar dates

29 March, 2017: HMRC are offering help and support to employers with a series of free online ‘webinars’.

Next 55+ and Retirement Roadshow: 25 March, Worcester – Save the date!

16 March, 2017: On the 25 March 2017 at The Guild Hall, Worcester becomes the latest venue for The National Careline’s popular 55+ and Retirement Roadshow.