Concession about treating certain employment income as trading income
25/08/2015

hmrc-logo-sml

   In October 2014 HMRC proposed to withdraw an extra-statutory concession which they believed to be used by only a very small number of people - EIM...

Read More »

TPR response to the basic automatic enrolment tool consultation
25/08/2015

pensions_regulator_logo

    TPR consulted in April and May this year, on proposals to develop a basic tool to support users of HMRC’s Basic PAYE Tools (BPT). Around...

Read More »

Tax chaos for pension raiders as HMRC makes inaccurate charges
25/08/2015

hmrc-logo-sml

   (from The Telegraph) The over-55s should watch out for inaccurate tax deductions on pension withdrawals. Every saver who uses the new pension freedoms faces inaccurate tax...

Read More »

Annual Allowance charges for the 2014 to 2015 tax year – Scheme Members
25/08/2015

gov.uk

   You may know that from 6 April 2014 the annual allowance for tax relief on pension savings in a registered pension scheme was reduced...

Read More »

America sneezes and Britain catches a cold…
25/08/2015

usa_sneeze_uk

   Or so the expression goes, given the recent shakeup in holiday pay entitlements and shared parental leave it will be interesting to see how...

Read More »

Higher Rate Direct Earnings Attachments (DEAs)
18/08/2015

dwp_logo

 The Department for Work and Pensions has recently provided a document to the Software Industry outlining the requirements for payroll software changes as a result...

Read More »

HMRC webinar aimed at helping new employers
18/08/2015

hmrc_paper

   HMRC have announced that they are running a webinar aimed at new businesses on 20 August from midday to 1:00pm. As part of the webinar...

Read More »

HMRC eyes tax gains from cross-border transactions
18/08/2015

hmrc_paper

  Barely a week goes by these days without announcements being made that HMRC are tackling tax avoidance. A report by the Financial Times has indicated that...

Read More »

Payroll company director counting his way to jail
18/08/2015

case_law

  The director of three payroll and book-keeping companies who stole over £250,000 to keep his business afloat by failing to pay PAYE, National Insurance and...

Read More »

Modern Slavery Act: Annual statement requirement confirmed in consultation response
18/08/2015

gov.uk

  The Modern Slavery Act 2015 received the royal assent on 26 March 2015. The purpose of the Act is to: Consolidate and clarify the previous offences...

Read More »

Civil Restraint Orders
18/08/2015

case_law

  The Trust is responsible for delivering Healthcare in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Mrs Harrold was employed by an NHS Trust in Bristol and South Gloucestershire...

Read More »

Social Media – yet another cautionary tale
18/08/2015

case_law

  Mr Smith commenced employment with British Waterways Board on 1 April 2005.  He was one of a team of 8 managed by Mr Alistair Smart...

Read More »

Consultation on improving large business tax compliance
11/08/2015

hmrc-logo-sml

  At the Summer Budget 2015, the government confirmed its intention to consult on measures intended to improve large business tax compliance. This has resulted in...

Read More »

Review of the taxation of small companies
11/08/2015

OTS

  The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has agreed to carry out a review of the taxation of small companies. The overall aim of the project...

Read More »

Consultation on protecting the term apprenticeship
11/08/2015

The Government announced in Summer Budget 2015 their commitment to achieve 3 million more apprenticeship starts which continues to increase the status of apprenticeships, and...

Read More »

National Minimum Wage offenders named and shamed and NMW campaign
11/08/2015

bis

    The Business Minister Nick Boles has named 75 employers who have failed to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage. Between them, the named companies owed...

Read More »

Basic PAYE Tools: user guide updated
11/08/2015

hmrc-logo-sml

  HMRC have updated their Basic PAYE Tool User Guide which now includes automatic enrolment information. The revised guide can be found at...

Read More »

Fraudulent court case email scam
11/08/2015

national_fraud_authority

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau is warning the public about fraudulent court case emails purporting to come from the Home Office or the Ministry of Justice. Be...

Read More »

Search – Payroll Help

Social Media

Payroll Update 2013