Employment tax

As an employer, you face the challenge of attracting, retaining and motivating employees, while controlling employment costs and managing your tax risk. Read more for practical support covering many areas, from tax efficiency and compliance to incentivising your employees.

Hybrid working – the impact on benefits in kind

10 September 2021

As employers develop hybrid working arrangements, it’s becoming clear that the demand for certain benefits will be affected. There may also be an impact on whether the qualifying criteria for exempt benefits can be met.

Hybrid working – the employment tax considerations

29 July 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated a move towards hybrid working. Therefore important that employers determine their policy across all affected areas of the business. Here we cover the employment tax considerations.

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Undertaking labour supply chain due diligence for off-payroll workers

25 June 2021

With the changes in the IR35 rules, it is now more important to undertake due diligence on your labour supply chains. Failure to do so could result in tax and NIC liabilities.

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Have you paid additional employee expenses, or changed the benefits you provide, due to coronavirus?

27 May 2021

Many employers have had to adapt their usual expenses and benefits to support employees during the coronavirus pandemic. Which of changes might be taxable?

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Don’t forget – annual share plan return filing deadline on 6 July

27 May 2021

The deadline for employers to file their annual 'employment-related securities' (ERS) returns for the 2020/21 tax year is fast approaching. Read more to find out if you have properly registered your share schemes and ERS events.

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Reminder: Short-Term Business visitors reporting

27 May 2021

Do you need to submit your annual Short-Term Business Visitors Arrangement report to HMRC for the 2020/21 tax year? The deadline for submitting this will now be 30 June 2021.

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Salary sacrifice for pension contributions – are you using it?

30 April 2021

Are you using salary sacrifice for employer pension contributions? Read more how you can generate NIC savings for your organisation and your employees.

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The employment tax and NIC implications of employer provided coronavirus tests and vaccines

23 March 2021

With coronavirus tests available, and a vaccine being rolled out, employers may want to test employees, and offer a vaccination when a vaccine is commercially available. Employers should consider the employment tax and NIC treatment.

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P11D and benefit in kind reporting – it’s almost that time of year again

23 March 2021

As we approach the end of the tax year, employers may be starting to think about preparing P11Ds for employees. As benefit in kind rules are complex, it is crucial that employers are compliant and, where appropriate, make use of payrolling opportunities.

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Off payroll working in the private sector from 6 April 2021

28 October 2020

The changes to off payroll working rules (IR35) were postponed to 6 April 2021. Here are some key areas businesses should be looking at ahead of 6 April 2021.

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Optional Remuneration Arrangements (‘OpRA’) and 6 April 2021

31 July 2020

Employers meeting employees’ travel expenses as they return to work as the lockdown is eased should be mindful of the tax and NIC treatment as additional charges might arise.

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Coronavirus and employee travel expenses: tax and NIC considerations

26 June 2020

Employers meeting employees’ travel expenses as they return to work as the lockdown is eased should be mindful of the tax and NIC treatment as additional charges might arise.

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