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Latest guidance on incorrect NI Numbers – HMRC change their tune

Jack Simpson
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Tuesday, 13 November 2018 06:42

In October 2017 I wrote a blog post that laid out what to do in the case of an employee’s wages being processed under an incorrect NI number.

Scottish Tax Update 2018/2019

Stewart Waddell
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Monday, 05 March 2018 13:54

The Scotland Act 2012 gave the Scottish Parliament the power to set the Scottish rate of income tax (National Insurance rates continue to be uniform across the United Kingdom). The Scottish rate of Income Tax came into effect from 6 April 2016.

What happens when payments are made late to HMRC?

Paul Chappell
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Friday, 12 January 2018 14:41

Sorry for such a negative blog so early in the New Year!

Businesses can make a payment late to HMRC for a number of reasons, short term cash flow, staff holidays, the employer forgets. However what are the consequences of making a late payment or not paying at all?

The problem of incorrect NI numbers and how best to resolve it

Jack Simpson
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Monday, 02 October 2017 14:35

It is understandably concerning for any business when they learn that an employee’s wages have been processed under an incorrect NI number. Of course, the scenario is even more worrying for the affected staff member, given the implications for their personal taxation.

HMRC expertise – another added value of the DP client experience

Jack Simpson
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Friday, 04 August 2017 09:34

At Dataplan, we recognise HMRC’s role as one of the biggest stakeholders in the work that we do. We therefore pride ourselves on investing in the knowledge and expertise necessary to assist our clients in this critical area.

National Insurance Number Validations to Change

Stewart Waddell
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Thursday, 08 September 2016 07:14

HMRC Software Development Support Team have now confirmed forthcoming changes to the validation of employees National Insurance numbers from 15th November.

Back in June this year DWP issued a number of unexpected prefix formats (for example the letters KC) which failed HMRC validation formats via RTI. The problem resulted in some employers being presented with what appeared invalid NINOs and HMRC systems rejecting the new formats. Now HMRC are updating their systems to accept on the basis of revised validation specification.

Getting on a bit?

Richard Nuttall
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Monday, 27 January 2014 09:14

With an aging population and decreasing pension benefits, it is only to be expected that some people are being forced to work longer to cope with the rising costs of living.

For many, this may mean working past their State Pension age, and with this currently being on a tiered scale, rising up to 68 depending upon your date of birth, you can check your state pension here.

HMRC investigations - the cost of getting it wrong

Richard Rowell
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Friday, 16 November 2012 14:14

Are you concerned about the ever increasing burden of complying with changing tax regimes and the potential cost of simply making an error? Or have you been on the receiving end of an HMRC enquiry and have had to pay the cost of professional support, even if nothing untoward has been discovered?

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