Welcome to June 2016 Key Messages

Tax Credits claims: Renew before 31 July deadline

Get ahead of the rush and renew tax credits claims online before the 31 July deadline. This was very popular in 2015, more than 750,000 people renewed online and 90% said they were happy with the service. It takes around six minutes to renew online, depending on circumstances. Find out more.

Marriage Allowance: How it works and who can claim

Don’t forget to check; it would be a shame to miss out on claiming Marriage Allowance.

Help with paying Childcare costs

Paying childcare costs can work out very expensive so any help towards this would be welcomed by families. Use the link to find out about the qualifying criteria.

Agent Toolkits can also help Employers

HMRC has developed a range of twenty tax agent toolkits. Take a look at these popular toolkits for checklists and guidance on how to avoid the most common errors that are seen in tax returns.

Phishing happens in Small pools too!

Phishing is a serious problem as it causes distress, chaos and loss. Be vigilant by avoiding and reporting internet scams and phishing. Find out how to recognise a genuine HMRC contact and how to recognise phishing and bogus emails and text messages.

The National Living Wage – Law since April 2016

The easiest way to find out how to comply would be to register for our new live webinar which has been improved following customer feedback.

29 June    15.00 to 16.00   National Minimum and National Living Wage

Unable to make that date? Then why not listen to a recording of the webinar?

Workplace Pension: Automatic Enrolment

A new law means that every employer must automatically enrol workers into a workplace pension scheme if they are aged between 22 and State Pension age, earn more than £10,000 a year and work in the UK. Find out more about Workplace pensions and use the Pensions Regulator staging date calculator to check if the new law applies to your business.

Setting up a Limited Company?

Look on our website for guidance covering setting up a private limited company and running a limited company.

Employers, do you pay expenses or provide benefits to your employees?

Start preparing for the PAYE (P11D) end of year returns as the deadline is 6 July. Check our website for help on PAYE end of year expenses and benefits (P11D). Make sure the correct forms are being used, taking into account the Class 1A National Insurance due on certain benefits.

Register for our webinar on 9 June 11.00 to 13.00   PAYE: end-of-year expenses and benefits (P11D)

 

Connect to more HMRC webinar support on GOV.UK  and HMRC YouTube playlist

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