Are you eligible for tax-free commuting?

Travel expenses - do you visit other offices or are you seconded to a different workplace? Are you eligible for tax-free commuting? As a general rule, employees are denied a tax deduction for the cost of travel between home and work. Likewise, subject to a few limited...

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Tax relief for charitable donations

Individuals who donate to charity can do so tax-free. There are various ways of making tax-relieved gifts to charity – the way in which the relief works depends on whether the donation is made via Gift Aid, as a deduction from wages or a pension via the Payroll Giving...

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Are you definitely paying the minimum wage?

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) increased from 1 April 2019. From that date, the NLW, payable to workers aged 25 and over, is set at £8.21 per hour. Workers under the age of 25 and over school leaving age must be paid the NMW appropriate...

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PAYE Settlement Agreements

A PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) enables the employer to pay the tax and National Insurance instead of the employee on those benefits and expenses included within the PSA. This can be useful to preserve the beneficial nature of the benefit, for example in respect of...

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