Category Archives: Payroll

Employers reminded about the change in rules to PAYE information

Newcastle based accountants Robson Laidler is reminding businesses that they will no longer be automatically penalised for failing to file PAYE information under new changes to the legislation. Under the new rules HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has said that they will not impose PAYE filing penalties for short delays […]

How to claim your Employment Allowance

  In a recent survey, nearly 1 out of 3 businesses said that they were completely unaware of the new Employment Allowance, which came into effect this week. The Employment Allowance will allow eligible businesses to reduce their National Insurance bill by up to £2000. However the Allowance is not […]

Tax expert on HMRC Tax Avoidance Panel resigns after BBC scoop

  An interesting article on the BBC website this morning. David Heaton is a well-respected professional known for his expertise, particularly in the area of PAYE and employment taxes. He appears to have been filmed by the Panorama cameras advising on tax planning involving maternity pay. Yet another example […]

National Minimum Wage is a part of our life. Why are so many still getting it wrong?

There has been much press commentary recently regarding HMRC’s pursuit of football clubs who stand accused of paying certain “employees” below the NMW. This action is being taken due to complaints HMRC has received from ballboys and club mascots who receive no payment for their time. All employers are required […]