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.

HMRC help and support for those employing people

18 June, 2015: HMRC has released new dates and times for live ‘webinars’ covering topics relating to employing people.

HMRC Online Services Availability

18 June, 2015: Due to a scheduled upgrade, HMRC’s Online Service will be unavailable between 21:00 on Wednesday 17 June 2015 and 00:59 on Thursday 18 June 2015.

Pensions for carers – a fuller picture

17 June, 2015: If you have taken on a personal carer, recent ‘snippets’ in the news about potentially having to provide them with a workplace pension from June 2015 may have left you confused and anxious