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How do I notify my Pension Provider an employee has opted out?

It is the employee who must contact the pension provider to inform them they wish to opt-out and get an “opt-out notice“. This opt-out notice will then be passed to the company for action in payroll, either via the employee or directly from the provider. The following contains more detailed information from…

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What to do if you have no NI number for new starter

The lack of an NI number on an employee record will not prevent you from sending an FPS. If you do have a new starter and no NI number make sure you complete the rest of the personal details accurately as HMRC will use these to confirm the NI number with yourselves.…

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No P60’s produced for leavers

At the end of the tax year none of the leavers in KashFlow have had a P60 produced. This is correct. Only active employees at the end of the tax year will get a P60. For any leavers during the tax year the P45 issued at the time of leaving replaces the…

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NI Rate X is showing on employees P60

HMRC expects an X code to be entered if the employee’s earnings are below the Lower Earnings Limit (LEL) for national insurance, irrespective of the national insurance code allocated to the employee.

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Small Employer Relief: Statutory Payment Recovery & Compensation

Small Employer Relief Status A companies small employer relief status will dictate what they can claim from HMRC when paying employee statutory payments. A company would qualify for small employers relief if the total NIC (National Insurance Contributions) bill (Ee’s + Er’s) for the previous tax year is less than…

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How to set Directorship & Directors NI Calculation

Directors If the employee is or has been, a director since 6th April then KashFlow Payroll needs to know the date that the directorship started (and ended if in the current Tax Year) and the NIC Calculation Method (National Insurance Contributions).  A director can choose to have their NICs calculated…

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What is a Week 1 / Month 1 Tax Code?

What is a week 1/ month 1 tax code? How is this calculated differently from a normal tax code? When you use the option week 1/ month 1 with a tax code the software will calculate an employees tax based only on the taxable pay they receive in that pay period and…

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