Review of Employment Status – Office of Tax Simplification
29/07/2014

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On 11 July 2014, the Rt. Hon Michael Jack and John Whiting from the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) wrote to David Gauke (then Exchequer...

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Change in Bonus Rates for SAYE Schemes
29/07/2014

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HMRC have announced that new Save As You Earn (SAYE) Share Option Schemes from 28 July 2014 will have bonus rate changes.  Employees who are...

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Holiday Pay and Commission Payments – What Next?
29/07/2014

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Way back in December 2013, we reported on the interesting case of Lock v British Gas and a claim that Mr Lock made to an...

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National Minimum Wage Consolidated Regulations
29/07/2014

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Way back in 2011. Business Secretary Vince Cable spoke of employment law reforms that impacted the payroll department.  One of these was the Government’s plans...

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What Payroll information to Report to HMRC on Gov.UK
29/07/2014

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HMRC (via the Gov.UK Website) have published information about what details should be included on the Full Payment Submission (FPS) and the Employer Payment Summary...

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Basic PAYE Tools Update 2014/15
29/07/2014

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HMRC have updated their 2014/15 Basic PAYE Tools to version 14.0.14168.  This should be the latest version that employers use.  According to HMRC, the update: ‘allows...

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HMRC Guidance on Leaving Employees under RTI
22/07/2014

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   HMRC has updated its guidance on what an employer should do when an employee leaves employment, retires or is made redundant.  This is worthwhile...

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Employment-Related Securities Bulletin July 2014
22/07/2014

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    HMRC have produced their second ERS Bulletin since the start of mandatory online registration and certification of new and existing share schemes at the...

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Pensions Flexibility
22/07/2014

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     HMRC has published draft guidance on the transitional issues associated with the pension flexibility changes that came into force on 27 March 2014 (and are...

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Tax-Free Childcare Scheme – Draft Regulations Published
22/07/2014

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At Budget 2013, the Government announced the introduction of a new scheme referred to as Tax-Free Childcare.  This is designed to provide financial support for...

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More Progress on the Move to Gov.UK
22/07/2014

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See the below link for further updates on HMRC’s migration of data to its new home on Gov.UK. Further Information Gov.UK – HMRC Library – Transition to...

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Another NICs Bill
22/07/2014

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     The National Insurance Contributions Bill 2014/15 has been introduced into the House of Commons. The draft Bill includes legislation relating to the following main...

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Countdown to the End of Contracting-Out, HMRC Plan to Delay Sending Employee Tax Code Notifications, Employment Income Manual on Gov.UK for Feedback and Class 1A National Insurance Contributions
15/07/2014

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It is so convenient for the ‘summer of sports’ to pause, temporarily, to allow us to get our P11D(b)s in on time and make our...

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Countdown to the End of Contracting-Out
15/07/2014

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    The introduction of the Single-Tier State pension in 2016 will affect men born after 06 April 1951 and women born after 06 April 1953...

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HMRC Plan to Delay the Issue of Employee Tax Codes
15/07/2014

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    The Income Tax (Pay As You Earn) Regulations 2003 (the PAYE Regulations) govern the day-to-day workings of how the Income Tax system works via...

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HMRC Manuals on Gov.UK
15/07/2014

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HMRC has published an update on the work being done to transition manuals to GOV.UK.  Specifically, an 'alpha' (prototype) has been made of the Employment...

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Class 1A NICs
15/07/2014

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   Don’t forget – the 19th / 22nd of July 2014 looms closer and soon is the time to make the payment of any Class1A...

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