Policy News Journal - 2016-17

The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals ……………………………………………………………Policy News Journal

HMRC continues to find non-compliance, illegal working practices and fraud, in labour supply chains across business sectors.

HMRC is urging employers to protect their business by undertaking checks to understand:

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where workers are coming from; how they are being paid; and the legitimacy of those arrangements.

The advice from HMRC includes the following content:

 Undertake checks on your labour supply chain  What to check  If you don’t undertake checks  Guidelines to help you undertake the checks  Tell HMRC about your payroll outsourcing  Verifying VAT registration details  Reporting concerns about potential compliance issues  Reporting concerns about exploitation

Use of labour providers: advice on due diligence

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Restricting Employment Allowance from employers of illegal workers 14 November 2016

A technical consultation seeks comment on the draft regulations to restrict the Employment Allowance from employers of ‘illegal workers’.

At Budget 2016 the Chancellor announced that: ‘Employers who hire an illegal worker face civil penalties from the Home Office. The government will build on this deterrent by removing a year’s Employment Allowance from those receiving civil penalties, starting in 2018.’

This consultation seeks comments on the draft regulations to restrict this allowance.

This consultation closes 3 January 2017.

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Online course on becoming an employer 11 November 2016

Did you know that HMRC provides an online course which provides all the information needed on becoming an employer?

The online course takes you through everything you need to know from:

 registering with HMRC,  taking on staff,  running a payroll,  statutory payments,  expenses and benefits,  staff leaving,

right through to year-end tasks.


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