Thursday, 24 February 2022

Payrolling Benefits in Kind

HMRC are encouraging more employers to payroll employee benefits in kind rather than declaring benefits on the end of year P11D. They have included guidance on registering to use the scheme in their latest employer bulletin.

If employers haven’t already done so they should register online now or before 5 April 2022 to payroll employee benefits for the 2022/23 tax year.

The advantages of payrolling benefits in kind are:

employers no longer need to submit P11D and P46(Car) forms to HMRC
simpler PAYE codes mean HR teams receive fewer queries from employees regarding tax
tax deductions in monthly payroll will be more accurate
tax codes for individuals should change less frequently
fewer forms for employers to complete at year-end

If you are not yet in a position to move to payrolling you can still move away from legacy paper P11D forms by submitting them online.

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