Welcome to your May 2012 Key messages
Record Keeping Help for Small Business on the “go”
HMRC has been working with the IT software development industry to facilitate the provision of simple mobile record keeping applications for small businesses and the self employed who are below the VAT threshold. The first of these apps is now available, find out more here: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/softwaredevelopers/mobile-apps/record-keeping.htm
Business Payment Support Service
The new tax year is upon us, if you’re worried about not being able to meet Tax, National Insurance, VAT or other payments owed to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), or you think that you may not be able to make payments becoming due, you may wish to find out more about the Business Payment Support Service and how it might be able to help you. For more information on go to: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/payinghmrc/problems/bpps.htm
Toolkits to help avoid common errors
Updated toolkits are now available to help with Expenses and Benefits from Employment, National Insurance Contributions and Statutory Payments. The toolkits provide guidance on how to avoid some of the more common errors made in returns and set out the steps that you can take to reduce those errors.
New Tax Year: Are you ready? Do you need help?
Are you new to employing people and doing your PAYE in house? You may be considering using commercial software or the free HMRC PAYE calculator, if so you will find helpful information in these links to support your options: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/paye/payroll/day-to-day/p11-calculator.htm
Improving your payroll data: why this is important
Improving your payroll data Download media clips, find useful information about keeping your payroll data accurate and tips on how to get data quality right the first time, saving you time and potentially money.