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Latest Guidance For Employers

11th June 2019 | Written by In Accountancy | Categories : Business, HMRC, Pensions and Payroll
Latest Guidance For Employers

HMRC has issued the latest version of the Employer Bulletin. This April edition has articles on a number of issues including: Cash Allowances, Flexible Benefits Packages and Salary Sacrifice Unpaid work trials and the National Minimum Wage Diesel Supplement Company Car Tax Changes to meet Euro standard 6d Student Loans Construction Industry Scheme – helpful reminders for contractors and subcontractors Read the full article…


Government Confirms Implementation of Pensions Dashboards

8th June 2019 | Written by In Accountancy | Categories : Budget, HMRC, Pensions and Payroll
Government Confirms Implementation of Pensions Dashboards

The government has confirmed that the initiative to introduce a pensions dashboard will go ahead. Pensions dashboards will allow those saving for retirement to view information from multiple pensions in one place stating that the dashboard will ‘open up pensions to millions’, and ‘provide an easy-to-access online view of a saver’s pensions’. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will bring Read the full article…


Pension rules impact successful small business owners

29th April 2019 | Written by In Accountancy | Categories : Business, HMRC, Pensions and Payroll, Personal Tax, Tax
Pension rules impact successful small business owners

  There has been a great deal in the news recently about pensions, and specifically about how changes to pensions rules are impacting on certain individuals’ ability to save for their retirement. Doctors and other high income employees who have final salary pension schemes and who therefore aren’t in control of the amount being contributed into their pensions have made Read the full article…


April 2019 – Tax Update and News in Brief

April 2019 – Tax Update and News in Brief

At last the clocks have gone forward, days are becoming longer and some warmth is in the air (well, almost, although it didn’t feel like that from the side lines of the football pitches I was at over the weekend!!). It is also the start of the new tax year, which means there are a number of updates to which Read the full article…


Pensions Auto Enrolment Contributions To Rise

21st March 2019 | Written by In Accountancy | Categories : Budget, Client Focus, HMRC, HMRC, News, Pensions and Payroll, Pensions and Payroll
Pensions Auto Enrolment Contributions To Rise

Minimum pension contributions are set to increase from 6 April 2019:   Duration   Employer minimum   Total minimum contribution   Current contributions   2%   5%   6 April 2019 onwards   3%   8%   The Pensions Regulator has produced guidance for employers on dealing with the increase including a letter template to advise employees of the change. Read the full article…


Minimum Wage Increases

20th March 2019 | Written by In Accountancy | Categories : Business, Client Focus, HMRC, HMRC, Miscellaneous, News, Pensions and Payroll
Minimum Wage Increases

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) are the legal minimum wage rates that must be paid to employees. Employers are liable to be penalised for not complying with the NMW and NLW rules. There are different levels of NMW and NLW, depending on age and whether the employee is an apprentice. The rates are due to Read the full article…


Year end tax planning – time is running out

12th March 2019 | Written by In Accountancy | Categories : Business, Limited Companies, Pensions and Payroll, Pensions and Payroll, Personal Tax, Tax
Year end tax planning – time is running out

If you would like to take advantage of any year end tax planning opportunities before the end of the tax year on 5th April, you will need to take action now. Making the most of your tax allowances for Pensions, ISAs, CGT, IHT and Income Tax, is vital to ensuring your financial affairs are organised as efficiently as possible. To Read the full article…


Protect Your Pension Pots

11th February 2019 | Written by In Accountancy | Categories : Budget, Business, Client Focus, HMRC, HMRC, Miscellaneous, Pensions and Payroll, Pensions and Payroll
Protect Your Pension Pots

The Insolvency Service has urged individuals saving for retirement to protect their pension pots from criminals and ‘negligent trustees’. Research carried out by the Service found that criminals use a range of tactics to convince savers to part with their funds, including persuading individuals to access their pension and invest in unregulated schemes. Pension scam victims lost an average of Read the full article…


Pension Contribution Increases Ahead

15th January 2019 | Written by In Accountancy | Categories : HMRC, Pensions and Payroll
Pension Contribution Increases Ahead

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is reminding employers that from 6 April 2019, the amount that will need to be paid into a workplace pension will increase to an overall minimum of 8%, with employers contributing at least 3% of this total amount. TPR is now starting to write to all employers to remind them of their duties. TRP website provides Read the full article…


New Guidance for Employers

23rd November 2018 | Written by In Accountancy | Categories : Business, HMRC, HMRC, Pensions and Payroll
New Guidance for Employers

HMRC has issued the October 2018 Employer Bulletin which contains a number of articles relevant to employers on payroll related issues. The articles cover a number of areas including: clarification of the rules regarding paying employees when the regular payday is a non-banking day dealing with PAYE Settlement Agreements and new procedures to accommodate Scottish income tax rates Construction Industry Read the full article…