HMRC unveils new timetable for tax penalties

There will be a staggered start to the introduction of real time information penalties, HMRC announced today. The new automatic in-year Pay As You Earn (PAYE) penalties for late filing and late payment and in-year interest, charged on tax and national insurance contributions that are paid late during the year, were due to start from…

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Employment Allowance: up to £2,000 off your Class 1 NICs

Key facts – who can claim The Employment Allowance is available from 6 April 2014. If you are eligible you can reduce your employer Class 1 NICs by up to £2,000 each tax year. You can claim the Employment Allowance if you are a business or charity (including Community Amateur Sports Clubs) that pays employer…

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Electronic messages to employers from HMRC

HMRC has issued an electronic warning message to employers who have not submitted the number of returns expected during the January tax month. The message is intended to be a helpful reminder to employers in case they have forgotten to make their PAYE submission on time. They are not penalty notices.   Employers receiving this…

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