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Category: <span>Payroll</span>

Changes to the Construction Industry Scheme

Finance Bill 2023-24, which is currently making its way through Parliament, includes a clause that will change the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) Gross Payment Status Tests from 6th April 2024. Having Gross Payment Status means that a subcontractor can receive gross payments from contractors, as opposed to payments that have…

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Autumn Statement Summary

On 22nd November 2023, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt presented his Autumn Statement to Parliament. Headlines included generous National Insurance Contribution (NIC) cuts for workers and the self-employed and the ‘biggest permanent tax cut in modern British history for businesses’. Below, we summarise the Autumn Statement headlines and other measures announced. Please…

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Paying Temporary Summer Staff

National Minimum Wage 2023 rate reminder for employers: Summer Staff All workers are legally entitled to be paid the National Minimum Wage (NMW). This includes temporary seasonal staff, who often work short-term contracts in bars, hotels, shops, and warehouses over the summer. The National Minimum Wage hourly rates from 1…

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Tax Update May 2023

Welcome to the May 2023 Tax Update. In this issue we look at PAYE forms being submitted online, HMRC phasing out paper tax returns, Pensions and Estate Planning, and possible CIS reforms. 2022/23 P11D FORMS TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE The deadline for filing the P11D forms to report benefits in…

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2022/23 P11D Forms to be Submitted Online

The deadline for filing the P11D forms to report benefits in kind in respect of directors and employees for 2022/23 is 6th July 2023.  Note, however, that the original and amended reports must now be made online and paper returns will be rejected. Forms P11D and P11D(b) returns must be…

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Minimum Wage Rates Increase 2023

Minimum Wage Rates Increase 2023

Minimum wage rates increase from 1st April 2023 Employers should be aware that all minimum wage rates increase on 1st April of each year. This includes all National Minimum Wage rates and the National Living Wage rate. See the table below that shows the current minimum wage rates and new…

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Increase in National Insurance thresholds

In the Spring Statement 2022, the UK Government announced an increase in National Insurance thresholds affecting the 2022 to 2023 tax year. We want to take the opportunity to remind our clients that the threshold changes will take effect from 6th July 2022, meaning employees will pay National Insurance contributions on…

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Tax Update – June 2022

In this month’s ‘Tax Update’ there’s information about Employee Benefits, the Employment Allowance, buying an Electric Car, Salary Sacrifices, Capital Gains Tax and Advisory Fuel Rates for Company Cars. Report Employee Benefits on Form P11D by 6th July P11D forms for reporting expenses and benefits in kind provided to employees…

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