Now when an official tax agent calls up HMRC to ask for the pay and tax details of one of their clients that they have been given full authorisation to represent, HMRC will decline to provide this information.
Payroll legislation has forever been changing and growing. But the pace of change and growth of payroll legislation has sped up markedly over the last decade and shows no sign of slowing. In a short space of time there has been the introduction of RTI, followed by Auto Enrolment, and even more recently big […]
The government defines the gender pay gap on their official site as “the difference between the average earnings of men and women” that is stated “relative to men’s earnings”. The government provides an example to illustrate this, which is that “men earn 15 percent more than women, per hour”. It is crucial to note […]
HMRC have decided to start using RTI data to amend tax codes as part of their new initiative called “PAYE Refresh”, which comes into effect from the 2017-2018 tax year.
The Scottish Parliament approved the Scottish Rate Resolution on the 21st February 2017. What the resolution does is separate the UK into two distinct tax regimes for specific non-savings as well as non-dividend taxable income.
In this article, we’re going to outline and explain the elements of the budget that relate to payroll in a broad or specific way.
The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy has the primary purpose of funding new apprenticeships. The levy will apply to all employers in the UK that have a yearly pay bill of £3 million or more.
Payroll errors are expensive. Recent research found that payroll errors cost UK companies around £700 million in the last financial year alone.
According to national accountancy chain, UHY Hacker Young, the government has collected £737 million from investigations into tax avoidance and employer compliance errors.
Is your payroll department functioning correctly? If it isn’t then how would you know without comparing it to others? Thankfully there are some common, well known signs of a payroll system in crisis and they are much the same in medium and large companies. So if you are witnessing at least one or more […]