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What is a non-cash voucher? Are HMRC PAYE officers always right?

Paul Chappell
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Monday, 10 December 2018 16:11

A recent discussion with a client has raised concerns over the advice given by HMRC during HMRC compliance visits, an issue that is very pertinent at this time of year.

When is a 52 week year not a year? When there are 53

Paul Chappell
Written by
Monday, 10 December 2018 16:02

Welcome to the vagaries and oddities of the PAYE world.

In some years the date that the final weekly payday falls on will mean that 53 weekly pay days are required.

Could your employees benefit from a savings bonus with the Help to Save Scheme?

Paul Chappell
Written by
Monday, 10 December 2018 15:52

Financial wellbeing is becoming a more important part of employee wellbeing and is something employers are increasingly having to address.

A Christmas Tale – make sure the tax man doesn’t get more than he is due this festive period

Paul Chappell
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Tuesday, 20 November 2018 13:05

Mr. S Claus… you may have heard of him; has a small family run business somewhere near the North Pole. He has a small workforce, in stature, not numbers – good news here, he qualifies for the Employers Employment Allowance.

Off-payroll working in the private sector – what are the implications?

Paul Chappell
Written by
Thursday, 01 November 2018 09:16

In the Budget on 29 October, the Government announced that it will be extending reforms to the taxation of off-payroll working to the private sector from 6 April 2020.

Tips, gratuities & service charges what is the difference?

Stewart Waddell
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Monday, 17 September 2018 07:19

The jargon surrounding tips, gratuities and service charges can often muddy the waters and confuse matters. So let’s clear things up:

Tax code Y to be abolished

Adele Blackham
Written by
Friday, 26 February 2016 13:19

Since 6 April 2012 the age related personal allowances have been frozen with a view to phase these out, now the basic personal allowance will increase to £11,000 from 6th April 2016 this brings the basic personal allowance above the maximum personal age allowance. Who will this effect? Anyone who was born before 6th April 1938.

So from April 2016 the tax suffix Y will be abolished. Anyone previously on tax suffix Y should receive a coding notification from HMRC to change them to suffix L or T. Don’t be too concerned if you do not receive notification in time for your April paydate, these coding’s can still be used until HMRC supply the revised coding.

Scotland now has its own rate of income tax

Adele Blackham
Written by
Friday, 15 January 2016 12:02

The new tax year will also see a change for employers and employee living in Scotland with the introduction of the Scottish Rate Income tax from 6th April 2016 by the Scottish Parliament.

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