OTS Calls for Review of PAYE System

In a new report, the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has called for the Pay as You Earn (PAYE) system to be reviewed, to ensure tax agents can 'see relevant client information' and 'access a number of key services'. The report suggested that tax agents 'don't always have full access to their clients' PAYE records'. … Continue reading OTS Calls for Review of PAYE System

Getting to Grips with PAYE

HMRC recently reviewed the ‘effectiveness’ of its risk-based approach to late filing PAYE penalties, and opted to continue to use this approach for the current tax year. Here we provide an overview of the PAYE system. How the PAYE system works Pay As You Earn (PAYE) is the system through which employers deduct an amount … Continue reading Getting to Grips with PAYE

National Payroll Week 2016

Payroll staff across the country are gearing up to celebrate National Payroll Week which runs this year from 5th to 9th September. The theme for this year’s event, ‘It pays to learn’, is aimed at encouraging payroll professionals to expand their own financial awareness as well as that of their colleagues, in an attempt to … Continue reading National Payroll Week 2016