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This Month

Changing priorities at HMRC

HMRC has shared a statement about how they are prioritising change in the department and as a result some parts of MTD will be delayed.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

GDPR compliance deadline looms

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is warning small and medium-sized enterprises that time is running out for them to prepare.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tax reliefs following the Scottish Budget

The Government has stated that it will ensure that tax reliefs continue to work as they were intended as the new Scottish Income Tax rates and bands are introduced.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

EMI options may not qualify for tax relief

The Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) allows selected employees (often key to the employer) to be given the opportunity to acquire a significant number of shares in their employer through the issue of options.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

P11D deadline approaching

The forms P11D which report details of benefits and some expenses provided to employees and directors for the year ended 5 April 2018, are due for submission to HMRC.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

VAT fuel scale charges

HMRC have issued details of the updated VAT fuel scale charges which apply from the beginning of the next prescribed VAT accounting period starting on or after 1 May 2018.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

HMRC consultation on benefits exemption for workplace charging facilities

HMRC are consulting on the tax exemption which will apply from 6 April 2018 on workplace electric charging facilities used by employees.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

GDPR

New data protection rules from General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Data Protection Act in the UK from 25 May 2018.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Employer-Supported Childcare gets a reprieve

Many employers help employees with childcare costs, often by providing childcare vouchers by way of salary sacrifice.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Making Tax Digital for VAT from April 2019

The regulations to bring into force Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTDfV) are now law.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Welsh Land Transaction Tax introduced

From 1 April 2018, Land Transaction Tax (LTT) will replace Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT).

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Income tax changes from 6 April 2018

The new tax year will bring in new income tax rates and allowances.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Update for employers and their employees

HMRC's latest Employer Bulletin includes useful updates for employers as we approach the start on the new tax year.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Spring Statement announces consultations

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his Spring Statement on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Other

Budget Report

Information and links about the budget report

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Autumn Statement

Information and links about the autumn statement

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Diary

Deadline for forms P60 for 2017/18 to be issued to employees.

This deadline is relevant to employers.

Advisory Fuel Rates.

New Advisory Fuel Rates (AFR) for company car users apply from today. The rates can be found by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/advisory-fuel-rates

PAYE, Student loan and CIS deductions are due for the month to 5th June 2018.

This deadline is relevant to employers who have made PAYE deductions from their employees' salaries and to contractors who have paid subcontractors under the CIS.

Employers are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions. Contractors are required to make payment to HMRC of the tax deductions made from subcontractors under the CIS.  

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is 22nd June 2018. In year interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties also apply.

Deadline for reaching a PAYE Settlement Agreement for 2017/18.

This deadline is relevant for employers who wish to pay the tax and NI on benefits provided to their employees. Agreement must be reached with HMRC of the benefits and related liabilities which are not to be shown on the forms P11D by this date.

Please be aware that if we deal with the PAYE Settlement Agreement on your behalf that we will ensure this matter is dealt with on a timely basis.

Deadline for forms P11D and P11D(b) for 2017/18 to be submitted to HMRC and copies to be issued to employees concerned.

This deadline is relevant to employers. Details of benefits and expenses provided to employees must be reported to HMRC on the relevant forms P11D. The P11D(b) form is used to calculate the Class 1A NI liability.

Please be aware that if we deal with the forms P11D on your behalf that we will ensure this matter is dealt with on a timely basis.

Deadline for employers to report share incentives for 2017/18.

This deadline is relevant for companies who have reportable events for the tax year 2017/18.

Class 1A NIC due for 2017/18.

This deadline is relevant for employers who have provided their employees with benefits for 2017/18. These benefits should have been reported by the 6th July and the amount of the Class 1A employer only NI liability due calculated on the form P11D(b). Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is Friday 20th July 2018 unless you are able to arrange a 'Faster Payment' to clear on or by Sunday 22nd July. Interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties may also apply.

PAYE Student loan and CIS deductions due for the month to 5th July 2018.

This deadline is relevant to employers who have made PAYE deductions from their employees' salaries and to contractors who have paid subcontractors under the CIS.

Employers are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions. Contractors are required to make payment to HMRC of the tax deductions made from subcontractors under the CIS.  

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is Friday 20th July 2018 unless you are able to arrange a 'Faster Payment' to clear on or by Sunday 22nd July. In year interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties also apply.

PAYE quarterly payments are due for small employers for the pay periods 6th April 2018 to 5th July 2018.

This deadline is relevant to small employers and contractors only. As a small employer with income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions of less than £1,500 a month you are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions on a quarterly basis.

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is Friday 20th July 2018 unless you are able to arrange a 'Faster Payment' to clear on or by Sunday 22nd July. In year interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties also apply.

Second payment on account 2017/18 due.

This deadline is relevant to individuals who need to complete a self assessment tax return and make direct payments to HMRC in respect of their income tax, Class 4 NI, capital gains tax and High Income Child Benefit Charge liabilities.

The second payment on account in respect of income tax and any Class 4 NI is due for payment by 31st July 2018. Interest is charged on any late payments.

If we have already dealt with this matter on your behalf you need take no action.

Deadline for submitting P46 (car) for employees whose car/fuel benefits changed during the quarter to 5th July 2018.

This deadline is relevant to employers who provide any employees with the use of a car. The form P46 (car) only needs to be completed where a car is first provided or an additional car is provided, or an employee ceases to have the use of a car without replacement.  The completion of the form enables HMRC to amend the individual's coding notice to reflect the change in benefit. This notification may be made by completing and printing off the relevant by paper or online forms.

Where one car is merely replaced with another, this may be notified online.

A change in car for car benefits which are being 'payrolled' should not be reported on a P46(car).

PAYE, Student loan and CIS deductions are due for the month to 5th August 2018.

This deadline is relevant to employers who have made PAYE deductions from their employees' salaries and to contractors who have paid subcontractors under the CIS.

Employers are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions. Contractors are required to make payment to HMRC of the tax deductions made from subcontractors under the CIS.  

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is 22nd August 2018. In year interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties also apply.

Advisory Fuel Rates.

New Advisory Fuel Rates (AFR) for company car users apply from today. The rates can be found by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/advisory-fuel-rates

PAYE, Student loan and CIS deductions are due for month to 5th September 2018.

This deadline is relevant to employers who have made PAYE deductions from their employees' salaries and to contractors who have paid subcontractors under the CIS.

Employers are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions. Contractors are required to make payment to HMRC of the tax deductions made from subcontractors under the CIS.  

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is Friday 21st September 2018 unless you are able to arrange a 'Faster Payment' to clear on or by Saturday 22nd September 2018. In year interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties also apply.

Deadline for notifying HMRC of new sources of taxable income or gains or liability to the High Income Child Benefit Charge for 2017/18 if no tax return has been issued.

This deadline is relevant to individuals who have not received a self assessment tax return for the year ended 5th April 2018 but who believe they have received income or capital gains which will result in a tax liability. This deadline is also relevant to individuals who are liable to the High Income Child Benefit Charge.

Individuals must notify HMRC of their liability so that a self assessment return can be issued in good time for the submission deadline of 31st January 2019.

If we have already dealt with this matter on your behalf you need take no action.

Tax and NI due under a 2017/18 PAYE Settlement Agreement.

This deadline is relevant for employers who have entered into a PAYE settlement agreement to pay tax and national insurance in respect of benefits in kind for their employees for the year ended 5th April 2018.

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for cleared receipt of cleared payment is 22nd October 2018.

PAYE, Student loan and CIS deductions are due for the month to 5th October 2018.

This deadline is relevant to employers who have made PAYE deductions from their employees' salaries and to contractors who have paid subcontractors under the CIS.

Employers are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions. Contractors are required to make payment to HMRC of the tax deductions made from subcontractors under the CIS.  

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is 22nd October 2018. In year interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties also apply.

PAYE quarterly payments are due for small employers for the pay periods 6th July 2018 to 5th October 2018.

This deadline is relevant to small employers only. As a small employer with income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions of less than £1,500 a month you are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions on a quarterly basis.

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is 22nd October 2018. In year interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties also apply.

Deadline for submitting 'paper' 2017/18 self assessment returns.

This deadline is relevant to individuals who need to complete a self assessment tax return for 2017/18 and wish to file the return in a 'paper' form. Self assessment returns submitted after this date must be submitted electronically.

Please note that this deadline is not relevant if we are going to submit an online return for you or you are going to deal with the completion of an online return yourself. The deadline for submission of online returns is 31 January 2019.

If we are already dealing with this matter on your behalf you need take no action.

Deadline for submission of 2017/18 self assessment returns if you require HMRC to compute your tax liability and/or if tax underpaid is to be collected by adjustment to your 2019/20 PAYE code.

This deadline is only relevant for those individuals who complete a 'paper' self assessment tax return and who are employees. Where you have an underpayment you may request that HMRC collect the tax outstanding by making an adjustment to your tax code for the year 2019/20.

Please note that where your return is submitted online then the filing deadline for 'coding out' is 30 December 2018.

If we are already dealing with this matter on your behalf you need take no action.

Deadline for submitting P46(car) for employees whose car/fuel benefits changed during the quarter to 5th October 2018.

This deadline is relevant to employers who provide any employees with the use of a car. The form P46 (car) only needs to be completed where a car is first provided or an additional car is provided, or an employee ceases to have the use of a car without replacement.  The completion of the form enables HMRC to amend the individual's coding notice to reflect the change in benefit.  This notification may be made by completing and printing off the relevant by paper or online forms.

Where one car is merely replaced with another, this may be notified online.

A change in car for car benefits which are being 'payrolled' should not be reported on a P46(car).

PAYE, Student loan and CIS deductions are due for the month to 5th November 2018.

This deadline is relevant to employers who have made PAYE deductions from their employees' salaries and to contractors who have paid subcontractors under the CIS.

Employers are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions. Contractors are required to make payment to HMRC of the tax deductions made from subcontractors under the CIS.  

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is 22nd November 2018. In year interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties also apply.

Advisory Fuel Rates.

New Advisory Fuel Rates (AFR) for company car users apply from today. The rates can be found by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/advisory-fuel-rates

PAYE, Student loan and CIS deductions are due for the month to 5th December 2018.

This deadline is relevant to employers who have made PAYE deductions from their employees' salaries and to contractors who have paid subcontractors under the CIS.

Employers are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions. Contractors are required to make payment to HMRC of the tax deductions made from subcontractors under the CIS.  

Where the payment is made electronically the deadline for receipt of cleared payment is Friday 21st December 2018 unless you are able to arrange a 'Faster Payment' to clear on or by Saturday 22nd December. In year interest will be charged if payment is made late. Penalties also apply.

Online filing deadline for submitting 2017/18 self assessment return if you require HMRC to collect any underpaid tax by making an adjustment to your 2019/20 tax code.

This deadline is relevant for those individuals who complete a self assessment tax return online and who are employees. Where you have an underpayment you may request that HMRC collect the tax outstanding by making an adjustment to your tax code for the year 2019/20.

If we are already dealing with this matter on your behalf you need take no action.