Employer Bulletin

September 2009 - issue 33

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Need to know articles

National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage

Rates and changes.

PAYE ontime

Paying PAYE on time

From May 2010 you may have to pay a penalty if you do not pay the PAYE due each month, on time and in full.

New PAYE service

New PAYE Service launched

During July we successfully launched the new PAYE Service.

General articles

Your Employer CD-ROM
Download available to correct identified errors.

Filing online
The benefits of filing online.

Are you filing all your starter and leaver forms online?
A reminder for employers with 50 or more employees.

Updating our Online Return and Forms – PAYE product
Later this year we will be making some changes to our free Online Return and Forms – PAYE product.

Filing Employer Annual Returns online
Amended PAYE Regulations are now in force requiring those of you with fewer than 50 employees to file your Employer Annual Return online.

A reminder about forms P45
All employers must now use the new A4 version of form P45.

2008-09 Employer Annual Return
Have you sent yours?

New way to view your online PAYE codes and notices
We have developed a new application to help you better manage codes and notices.

A small number of errors were identified in the paper edition of the CWG2(2009) Employer further guide to PAYE and NICs. We have amended our Internet Version (PDF 1.26MB).

Centralisation of inward expatriate work
Moves now complete.

State Pension age is changing between 2010 and 2020
From 6 April 2010 the State Pension age for women will rise in stages.

Company car tax
Disabled driver relief.

The time limits for claiming tax back are changing
Anyone who has overpaid Income Tax can claim it back but the time limits for doing so are changing.

Paying by Direct Debit
You can now make monthly or quarterly PAYE payments by Direct Debit.

Review of Medical Statement – form FMed3
Changes from April 2010.

HMRC tips up on Tronc Schemes
Case study.

Payroll Giving
The deadline for employers to submit their applications for the Payroll Giving Quality Mark Awards is 31 December 2009.

Non payroll related articles

Employment Law Guidance Programme
Employment Law information from a single source.

Climate Change
Government measures available to help reduce carbon emissions.

Major changes to VAT
In 2010 three major changes to VAT will be introduced.

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