As previously announced on 11th January 2023, the government will require repayment agents to register with HMRC. Repayment agents will … Continue reading Protecting tax payers claiming repayments
Month: April 2023
Tax credits – 1.5 million renewal packs
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is to issue 1.5 million annual tax credits renewal packs for the 2023 to 2024 … Continue reading Tax credits – 1.5 million renewal packs
More tax avoidance Umbrellas named
The most recent update was on 20th April 2023 with the addition of Acacia Resourcing Services Limited and Marquee Ltd. … Continue reading More tax avoidance Umbrellas named
Illegal working moped delivery drivers targeted
All employers in the UK have a responsibility to prevent illegal working. Employers can be jailed for 5 years and … Continue reading Illegal working moped delivery drivers targeted
Paper P11Ds – now being rejected
Paper P11D or P11D(b) (original or amendment) after 6th April 2023 If an employer or agent submits a paper P11D … Continue reading Paper P11Ds – now being rejected
Generic Notifications for student loans – What’s the point!
Student and postgraduate loan generic notification service messages to employers As part of the April 2023 Employer bulletin, the HMRC … Continue reading Generic Notifications for student loans – What’s the point!
PAYE account misbalance – the dreaded duplicates!
Every month HMRC creates a PAYE charge for all employers and pension providers. A "small number" contact the HMRC employer … Continue reading PAYE account misbalance – the dreaded duplicates!
Benefits – Classifying Cars versus Vans
HMRC are raising awareness of how vehicles should be classified for benefit in kind purposes. On 20th July 2020 the … Continue reading Benefits – Classifying Cars versus Vans
April 2023 Employer Bulletin
HMRC have issued the April 2023 edition of the Employer Bulletin which brings the latest HMRC updates and guidance to … Continue reading April 2023 Employer Bulletin
Action taken against directors for COVID-19 financial abuse
459 directors disqualified in 2022-23 for abuse of the pandemic financial support schemes, with average disqualification length of seven years … Continue reading Action taken against directors for COVID-19 financial abuse
Ethnicity pay reporting: guidance for employers
Ethnicity pay reporting is one of the tools employers can use to build transparency and trust among their employees. The … Continue reading Ethnicity pay reporting: guidance for employers
STOP notices served on 6 more avoidance schemes
Under the Promoters of Tax Avoidance Schemes (POTAS) regime, HMRC can publish information about promoters of tax avoidance schemes that … Continue reading STOP notices served on 6 more avoidance schemes
Cost of Living Payments 2023 to 2024
Getting extra payments to help with the cost of living if you’re entitled to certain benefits or tax credits. You … Continue reading Cost of Living Payments 2023 to 2024
Want to VOTE? Voter ID
Local elections coming up soon. Get ready! Voters need to prepare themselves for the new requirements that apply to the … Continue reading Want to VOTE? Voter ID
Want to check your tax code?
Now we are in the new tax year, it may be a suitable time to check your tax code. Millions … Continue reading Want to check your tax code?
Take five to stop fraud
If someone contacts you saying they’re from @hmrcgovuk, wanting you to share personal or financial details or transfer money, be … Continue reading Take five to stop fraud
Start-age for National Living Wage expected to drop to 21 from April 2024
In 2019, the Low Pay Commission (LPC) recommended that workers should become entitled to the National Living Wage (NLW, the … Continue reading Start-age for National Living Wage expected to drop to 21 from April 2024
New crackdown on fraud
New offence will make it easier to prosecute a large organisation if an employee commits fraud for the organisation’s benefit. … Continue reading New crackdown on fraud
Happy Birthday PAYadvice.UK
Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Pexels.com Wishing PAYadvice Ltd a very happy 4th Birthday. May there be many more. On … Continue reading Happy Birthday PAYadvice.UK
Time set for UK Emergency Alerts test
National test of Emergency Alerts will take place at 3pm on Sunday 23rd April 2023 Message will be received on … Continue reading Time set for UK Emergency Alerts test
Common causes of minimum pay breach
The Department for Business and Trade (DBT), formerly known as BEIS have issued updated information on one of their areas … Continue reading Common causes of minimum pay breach
Happy New (Tax) Year – 6th April 2023
Photo by Pavel Danilyuk on Pexels.com Often when meeting with payroll professionals around the world, they wonder why the United … Continue reading Happy New (Tax) Year – 6th April 2023
State Pension age review
The State Pension age timetable will remain unchanged, for the time being. The review was informed by reports from the … Continue reading State Pension age review
‘Hop Around for £2’ bus fare cap extended until end of June 2023
Government invests £75 million to provide discounted bus travel for another 3 months across 5,000+ routes from over 140 bus … Continue reading ‘Hop Around for £2’ bus fare cap extended until end of June 2023