This is where members of the Numerus team will post blogs that share their professional expertise. We’ll also keep you up to date with industry news, focussing on what it might mean for you and your business.

Earnings tax

26th February 2014

Goodbye National Insurance – Hello Earnings Tax According to a report in The Daily Telegraph National Insurance could be renamed earnings tax. Ben Gummer MP, a Tory backbencher who has been campaigning on tax transparency, will propose the change in a Commons Bill on Tuesday. The proposed change, which apparently has Treasury backing, would be... View Article

PAYE/NI payments and deadlines

20th February 2014

This guide provides an overview of the PAYE/NI payments and deadlines: monthly, quarterly or annually PAYE (Pay As You Earn) including student loan deductions Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) payments and Class 1 National Insurance contributions (NICs) annual payments of employers’ Class 1A NICs annual PAYE Settlement Agreements (PSA) payments It also tells you about late... View Article

Employers’ final PAYE submission for 2013-14

19th February 2014

HMRC has published a ‘What’s New’ on their web pages to help employers prepare to submit their final PAYE submission for 2013-14, and avoid any late reporting penalties for 2013-14. The guidance contains the following: With the end of the 2013-14 tax year approaching, employers will soon be making their final 2013-14 PAYE submission. This... View Article

RTI penalties will not come into force in April 2014

12th February 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Payroll World have reported that RTI non-compliance penalties will not be introduced in April, following months of pressure on HMRC from the payroll industry. Instead, RTI penalties will be phased in from October this year. The decision will be announced by HMRC later today and follows a consultation that closed last month. HMRC director... View Article