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P11D’s and Benefits in Kind (BIKs) – what every employer needs to know

Paul Chappell
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Wednesday, 13 February 2019 13:41

Employers provide a remuneration package that can include benefits in kind, in addition to weekly or monthly salaries. Salary (money) is taxed through the PAYE Real Time Information system. This is a very efficient system for accounting for all employees earnings.

Top 10 common PAYE errors – make sure you don’t get caught out

Paul Chappell
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Thursday, 07 February 2019 13:15

HMRC’s Employer Compliance officers undertake many thousands of PAYE inspections in any 12 month period. Although HMRC will state that the main purpose of the review is to police the system the main reason is to bring additional money into the Exchequer.

The Digital Apprenticeship Service and the role of the payroll provider

Jack Simpson
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Thursday, 07 February 2019 13:09

The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy at the beginning of the 2017/18 tax year has certainly had a big impact on the payroll landscape.

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.

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