The essential Employers Bulletin for December for HMRC has been released. The bulletin is a vital read for all those in the payroll industry and this months includes the following:

  • Extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • VAT deferral new payment scheme
  • VAT reverse charge for construction and building services
  • Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) eligibility for those self-isolating or shielding due to coronavirus
  • Messages for employers who operate a childcare voucher scheme
  • Virtual Xmas Parties
  • Disguised remuneration settlements – 2020 terms
  • Time is running out to get your business ready for Brexit transition
  • More support offered through the customs grant scheme
  • Merchandise in Baggage rules when travelling to and from the EU
  • Cash control rules when travelling to and from the EU
  • Guidance for employers on reporting PAYE information in real time when payments are made early at Christmas
  • Change of Payroll ID
  • If you engage or supply contractors, there are some important tax changes
  • Student and Postgraduate Loans – Occupational Pension and Off Payroll working rules
  • Scottish Student Loans
  • Starter Checklist
  • Capital Allowances: Extension of First Year Allowances for Cars, Zero Emission Goods Vehicles & Equipment for Gas Refuelling Stations
  • Statutory Reviews
  • Tax avoidance: don’t get caught out
  • Mini Umbrella Company Fraud – an awareness for business
  • Employment Related Securities
  • New HMRC Charter
  • ABAB Report Update

More details and the bulletin can be found here.

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