Minimum wage for different types of work

Minimum wage for different types of work

Employers must ensure they are paying staff at least the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or National Living Wage (NLW). The NMW and the NLW are the minimum legal amounts that employers must pay their

IR35 reforms

IR35 reforms

One of the measures the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwarteng referred to in the delivery of the Growth Plan 2022 (commonly referred to as the mini-Budget) concerned moves to simplify IR35

PAYE Settlement Agreements

PAYE Settlement Agreements

A PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) allows employers to make one annual payment to cover all the tax and National Insurance due on small or irregular taxable expenses or benefits for employees.

The

Claiming Employment Allowance

Claiming Employment Allowance

The Employment Allowance reduces an employer’s NIC liability. The current allowance is £5,000. An employer can claim less than the maximum if this covers or eliminates their total Class 1 NIC bill.

Termination payments

Termination payments

The tax treatment of termination payments has changed significantly over recent years. The changes have aligned the rules for tax and secondary National Insurance contributions (employer (NICs)) by

When you are required to register for PAYE

When you are required to register for PAYE

There are a multitude of rules that new businesses must follow when they start employing staff for the first time. These include ensuring registering for PAYE as an employer with HMRC. This must be

NIC Rates and Allowances for 2022-23

NIC Rates and Allowances for 2022-23

HMRC has published an updated version of the rates and thresholds for employers following the spring statement. The main changes relate to the increases in the National Insurance (NIC) thresholds.

Reporting travel and subsistence benefits

Reporting travel and subsistence benefits

There is no requirement to report certain routine expenses to HMRC. The types of expenses and benefits covered are referred to as exemptions and have replaced dispensations which can no longer be

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