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Payroll services

Payroll compliance work is an important revenue stream for many practices. On this page we highlight some of the resources and services available from the ICAEW Library & Information Service.

Featured digest

Company directors: PAYE real time information
(ICAEW, 2016)
This technical release answers FAQs concerning real time information. It should be read as a supplement to existing HMRC advice.

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Featured article

The hero your clients deserve
How offering integrated payroll services can be of mutual benefit to you and your clients. The author discusses the challenge of obtaining proper consultants, regulatory issues, and payroll software.

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Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

The hero your clients deserve

How offering integrated payroll services can be of mutual benefit to you and your clients. The author discusses the challenge of obtaining proper consultants, regulatory issues, and payroll software.

Online accounting software: three firms share their journeys into the cloud

The article presents case studies of accounting firms who were successful through technology using cloud computing software. Software services included payroll management, servicing remote clients, and doing bill payment, software products included Xero, QuckBooks Online, and Sage Business Cloud Accounting.

"Is he being paid more than me?"

The article discusses gender pay gaps in organizations of Great Britain. Topics include views of Elysia McCaffrey, head at the Government Equalities Office, on payroll arrangements, the introduction of gender pay gap reporting having positive effect on the quality of public discourse and forcing business to act on the more persistent issues such as pay inequality, and incorporation of gender pay gap analysis into pay review by Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CPID).

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Useful links

Extending the real time collection of tax on benefits in kind: voluntary payrolling
Policy paper from GOV.UK describing the new voluntary payrolling measures announced in Budget 2016.

Find payroll software
GOV.UK page on HMRC-recognised software. HMRC tests payroll software to check it can report PAYE information online and in real time. HMRC provides free Basic PAYE Tools software for businesses with fewer than 10 employees.

Payroll Factcard 2018/19
Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP) factcard. Shows key tax allowances and national insurance rate/tax changes.

Articles and books in the Library collection

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