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HMRC update their guidance for Basic Payroll Tools Users

10 August, 2015: HMRC have recently updated their User Guide for Basic Payroll Tools (BPT), the free payroll software provided by HMRC and used by many employers.

Attention paper filers

16 July, 2015: Your first RT2 for 2015/16 is due by 19 July – and do not forget to claim the Employment Allowance by filing an RT5 too!

Summer budget 2015

09 July, 2015: Yesterday in the summer budget, the Chancellor George Osborne stated that disability benefits will not be taxed or means tested.

Disability Tax Guide to attend Disability Awareness Day

09 July, 2015: We are very pleased to announce that we will have a presence at this popular annual disability event on Sunday 12 July.

New pilot services for HMRC’s deaf customers

06 July, 2015: HMRC are working with the Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD) to make tax information and advice more accessible to deaf people.

Reminder to report expenses and benefits for the 2014/15 tax year by 6 July 2015

06 July, 2015: You need to tell HMRC about any benefits and expenses you’ve provided to your employees during the tax year ending 5 April 2015 by 6 July 2015. Form P11D is the form to use to do this if your employe

National Minimum Wage penalties now apply per employee

03 July, 2015: Most adult workers in the United Kingdom must be paid at least the National Minimum Wage (NMW).

HMRC to improve phone service

30 June, 2015: According to a recent press release, HMRC will be allocating £45 million to cover the cost of additional customer staff, in an effort to improve its call handling performance.

Latest RTI penalties news

22 June, 2015: HMRC have recently announced a move to a less rigid approach to penalties for employers who provide PAYE information late.

Employer Bulletin 54 – email alert (and warning!)

19 June, 2015: The Employer Bulletin is a magazine for employers giving up-to-date information on payroll topics. It is published six times a year – in February, April, June, August, October and December.