Employer Bulletin: February 2020
Released 11 February 2020
HMRC have published their Employer Bulletin: February 2020, a bi-monthly magazine for employers and agents giving up-to-date information on payroll topics.
This edition contains updates on:
•review of off-payroll working rules from April 2020;
•NIC thresholds and Statutory Payments rates 2020–2021;
•electronic payment deadline falls on a weekend;
•student and postgraduate loans;
•Get ready for the rise in the National Minimum and National Living Wage rates on 1 April 2020;
•end of year reporting 2020;
•parental bereavement leave and pay;
•preparing for changes to Employment Allowance;
•P9 Notice of Coding;
•Basic PAYE Tools – new release;
•a reminder on benefits in kind with cash allowances, flexible benefit packages and salary sacrifice;
•reporting expenses and benefits;
•small business survey – tell ABAB;
•short-term business visitors;
•ultra low emission vehicles and diesel supplement company car tax exemption changes;
•changes to the income tax and NICs treatment of emergency vehicles – end of transitional arrangements from 6 April 2020;
•issues regarding payroll identification of secondees to the UK in error;
•Business Tax Account – 2013–2014 data to be removed;
•register as an employer;
•a reminder for employees to update their Personal Tax Account;
•sporting testimonials & termination payments Budget measure;
•update on termination payments: EIM12965 guidance update;
•news from The Pensions Regulator;
•How does the ageing workforce affect you?;
•upcoming changes to employment law;
•Booklet 480 online; and
•a new digital tool from The Department for International Trade.
View the Bulletin.
A Welsh version of the Bulletin is available here.