24 Oct 2014
October 24, 2014

HMRC Filing Penalties

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If you run a small company of less than 50 employees then you should have recently received a notice from the HMRC about in-year filing penalties. read more →

  A new update has been released for your Sage 50 Payroll. You should download and install this update before you next process you payroll. Once installed, your software version in Help > About > Program Details > Version Number should be v20.02.203. Make sure you close all Sage software, including Sage Instant or Sage.. read more →

06 Jan 2014
January 6, 2014

Top Ten Auto Enrolment Terms

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If you employ staff then you need to know about Auto Enrolment, but if you read the articles and advice then there are a lot of terms which you may not understand.  Hopefully my top ten auto enrolment terms can help you make more sense out of what you need to know : Jobholder –.. read more →

Auto Enrolment. It’s the latest buzzword around payroll processing, but do you know what it is and what you as an employee or employer need to do? Basically it is the right of anyone in a job to be enrolled in a company pension scheme unless they opt out.  This means that employers need to.. read more →

05 Apr 2013
April 5, 2013

Sage 50 Payroll V19 – Update 2

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It is almost time for the new Real Time Information era of Payroll submissions, and as usual I am making sure I run everything in my own payroll first so that I can correctly advise my customers on how to follow the new process.  There is no better way to learn than to do! So.. read more →

Payroll Submissions are Changing Between April 2012 and October 2012, everyone who pays employees through the PAYE scheme will receive a letter from the HMRC informing them of the date they are required to start submitting their payroll reports when they pay their employees instead of at the end of each tax year.  This new.. read more →

28 Feb 2012
February 28, 2012

Sage 50 Payroll for the tax year 2012/13

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Today I took the new feature course for Sage 50 Payroll for the tax year 2012/13. Instead of calling it Sage 50 Payroll 2012 or Version 18 , they are changing the name to try to make it more obvious which tax year the software is for.  I will be sitting the exam as soon.. read more →

03 Jan 2012
January 3, 2012

Payroll Year End – Be Prepared

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Now Christmas and the New Year are out of the way, we can start thinking about 2012 and being ready for the end of the payroll tax year, as time never ceases to march on. Sage 50 Payroll 2012/13 is due for release in February, and I will be getting up to date with my.. read more →