HMRC employer bulletin: April 2018

11 April 2018

The latest employer bulletin is now available; which contains useful reminders about changes which have come into force for the new tax year.

HMRC’s employer bulletin is a bi-monthly publication which provides employers and agents with the latest information on payroll topics.

The employer bulletin: April 2018 contains articles on:

  • Reporting Expenses and Benefits in Kind for the tax year ending 5 April 2018

  • PAYE late filing penalties for the tax year ending 5 April 2018

  • Simplifying PAYE Settlement Agreements

  • Net of Foreign Tax Credit Relief Scheme

  • Earlier Year Updates

  • Diesel Supplement Increase and Introduction of the Real Driving Emissions 2 Standard

  • Construction Industry Scheme – helpful reminders for contractors

  • New rules for termination payments made on, or after, 6 April 2018

  • Pension Contribution Increase

  • Student Loans

  • New National Insurance Number letter

  • Soft Drinks Industry Levy

  • Welsh Taxes

  • Scottish Income Tax

  • Childcare vouchers to remain open to new entrants for an additional 6 months

  • Benefits in Kind with Cash Allowances, Flexible Benefit Packages and Salary Sacrifice

Volunteers to help develop GOV.UK websites

The bulletin also highlights that HMRC is looking for people to join their volunteering database - a good opportunity to help make a difference to GOV.UK services by ensuring they are user-friendly.

Participants may be expected to meet a researcher in person at a government building or take part online. As a thank you, you may be rewarded with a shopping voucher.

You can sign up here, or you can call the team directly on 03000 513300.

Employer bulletin: April 2018