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HMRC changes approach to PAYE penalty notification

06 June 2014 - In advance of the transition to in-year penalties for late and non-filing of PAYE returns from October 2014, HMRC has announced that it is changing the number of penalty notices it will issue to those employers who have not filed PAYE on time for the 2012/13 and 2013/14 tax years. Read more »

Interest on PAYE charged in-year for first time

20 May 2014 - The way HMRC charges interest has changed: from May 19, HMRC charges interest on unpaid sums from the day those funds are due. Read more »

Business could pay £30,000 in RTI costs

08 May 2014 - The annual payslip survey of the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals has found that some businesses have incurred very significant costs because of the move to real time reporting of PAYE. Read more »

HMRC’s own first year report: good, but more to do

16 April 2014 - HMRC has written its own first year report on RTI. Read more »

Government Gateway struggles with filing volume

15 April 2014 - HMRC has admitted technical problems with its RTI systems are causing problems for employers one week before the PAYE reporting period for the first year of RTI ends. Read more »

ABAB finds RTI costs ‘significant’

20 March 2014 - The Administrative Burden Advisory Board, the independent body that represents the interests of UK small business to HMRC and seeks to reduce the administrative burden of their tax obligations, has made an important contribution to the debate on RTI. Read more »

RTI still teething almost a year on

18 March 2014 - As the first year of RTI draws closer for most employers, HMRC have released a flurry of updates to their online RTI guidance. Read more »

HMRC to delay RTI automated penalties

12 February 2014 - HMRC announced today that it is delaying the introduction of automated RTI penalties that were due to commence from April. Read more »

Professional bodies call for RTI penalty delay

04 February 2014 - The ICAEW’s Tax Faculty has called for the RTI penalty regime to be delayed in the face of continuing “teething troubles” with HMRC’s systems. Read more »

Further problems for PAYE Dashboard

29 January 2014 - HMRC have acknowledged further difficulties presenting correct employer PAYE balances on their Business Tax Dashboard for PAYE months 9 and 10 (December, January). Read more »