17 May 2023

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has now updated the GOV.UK guidance on payrolling benefits and expenses. There has also been a notification of change in timings for the Employer Services helpline.

Below are the key updates on guidance’s for this week:

  • guidance for ‘Payrolling: tax employees' benefits and expenses through your payroll’ has been updated.  ‘How to register for payrolling benefits and expenses’ section has been changed as there is no longer any informal payroll arrangements from April 2023
  • guidance: ‘Payrolling employees: taxable benefits and expenses’ has been updated. The section on ‘Submitting electronic P11Ds’ has been changed, as employers no longer need to use the service to send P11D’s in for payrolled employees from April 2023.

HMRC Employer Services update

Due to industrial action between 10 May – 2 June 2023, HMRC Employer Services phone lines will be open between 9:00AM-5:00PM.

Therefore, customers may experience longer wait times than usual on the following HMRC Employer Services phone lines:

HMRC strongly encourages customers to use the improved online services, including the HMRC Digital Assistant


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