PAYE and NI

HMRC apologises for slip in contact centre service

20 Apr 12

HMRC has apologised after callers were unable to get through to call centres in the days following the Easter weekend, blaming 'extremely high levels of calls' from taxpayers.

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HMRC's Real Time Information (RTI) pilot launched

12 Apr 12

A pilot project marking a significant change in the way that PAYE payments are calculated has been launched by HMRC, with the first volunteer employers testing the new Real Time Information (RTI) system.

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Average weekly state pension rises

11 Apr 12

The average weekly state pension for 2012/13 has risen by £6 from £118 to £124 according to Government estimations following changes which came into effect last week.

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Finance Bill 2012 published

29 Mar 12

The Government has published the Finance Bill 2012, in which tax measures announced in Budget 2011 and 2012 come into force.

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Pension auto-enrolment thresholds confirmed to rise

28 Mar 12

The earnings thresholds for automatic pension enrolment will be aligned with tax and national insurance contributions, the Government has confirmed following consultations.

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