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PAYE and real-time information

Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW related to PAYE, Real-time information and the UK employment tax regime

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Taxing the gig economy – what’s the answer?

Jane Moore reports on the June 2018 meeting of Tax Club, which featured experts Jolyon Maugham QC and EY’s Steve Wade. They discussed the tax and employment law angles of the gig economy, including the tax position, the use of intermediaries, and alternatives and solutions.

Celebrating IR35’s 18th birthday

We’ve come a long way since the personal service company rules were introduced. Sarah Ghaffari considers recent developments, touching on public sector reform, the private sector – as well as a practical example – and where things might go next.

Scottish tax changes for 2018/19

Joanne Walker looks at the income tax aspects of the Scottish Budget for 2018/19, and what they mean for Scottish taxpayers, including the effect on tax rates and liabilities, interactions with the UK tax system and PAYE.

TAXtalk March 2018

In the March 2018 edition of TAXtalk, the panel discuss the Spring Statement, as well as IR35 and the looming end-of-year reporting obligations.

Employment tax round up - 2017

First broadcast 6 June 2017 - If you don’t know about the impact of Refresh for clients and agents and the myriad of other changes in place for 2017/18 hear from Kate Upcraft, payroll consultant and ICAEW’s Sarah Ghaffari for a whistlestop tour of a very busy year for employment tax.

NIC update

First broadcast 6 December 2016 - David Heaton (David Heaton Tax Ltd) and Caroline Miskin (ICAEW) discuss the latest changes and developments in NIC.

Employers intermediaries and IR35

First broadcast on Tuesday 18 October 2016 - In this webinar David Kirk will give a refresher course and update on how employment status affects the tax world.

Payroll & Employment Taxes - 2016

This webinar outlines the major changes affecting payroll, PAYE and NICs this year, and looks forward to future reforms already announced.

Employment, self-employment and intermediaries

Broadcast 3 June 2015. Find out about tax and NIC developments affecting employers and employees, especially the 2014 revisions to the rules on workers supplied by intermediaries.

TAXguide 15/19: Employment Allowance from April 2020

From April 2020, employers who together with their connected companies have aggregate Class 1 secondary NIC liability of £100,000 or more in the preceding tax year will no longer be able to claim employment allowance (EA). EA will also become de minimis State Aid.

TAXguide 16/17: Employment intermediaries

David Heaton provides a comprehensive guide to the major changes to the structure of employment arrangements affecting employment intermediaries that were introduced in 2014 and 2015. Read a summary here, Tax Faculty members can download the full guide.

TAXguide 08/15

Non-domiciliary announcements made at summer budget 2015

TAXguide 05/15

Company Directors - PAYE Real Time Information. A questions and answers guidance note.

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Income from employment 1

Introduces the rules of UK employment taxation with reference to the Income Tax (Earnings and Pension) Act 2003. The chapter looks at the basis of assessment, deductible expenses, PAYE, and tax-efficient employee incentive schemes.

Payment of PAYE and NIC

A short summary of the general principles of PAYE and NIC payments, with a note on quarterly installments.

Pay as you earn and the collection of national insurance contributions.

This chapter explains the principles and procedures of PAYE and NICs, including the penalties for late submission of documents or payments.

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ICAEW Rep 137/18

ICAEW responds to the business lifecycle review call for evidence published by the Office of Tax Simplification in October 2018.

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Useful links

Some resources that we link to may pre-date the latest amendments to the relevant tax regulations. While these links contain useful information, please treat them with appropriate caution.

Find payroll software

Information on free and paid-for software for managing payroll and reporting in real time (RTI) that has been tested and recognised by HMRC.

PAYE on GOV.UK

Comprehensive hub with links to government guidance for employers covering a wide range of practical topics, including registering and starting PAYE and payroll, regular and annual payroll tasks, paying HMRC, expenses and benefits, special types of employee pay, statutory pay and leave.

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