The PAYE small business archive.

Accounts & Tax

What happens when your business is subjected to a PAYE audit 

Ercan Demiralay, partner at Wellers, offers his advice on what businesses need to know when the taxman visits to inspect your payroll records

Accounts & Tax

Do I have to register for PAYE if I do not have employees?

If you’re the director of a business that does not employ anybody do you need to register for PAYE? The answer is not always straightforward, says Jacqui Reeves, senior payroll manager at accountants Hillier Hopkins

Accounts & Tax

How to pay staff

You’ve just taken on your first member of staff, which means you must run payroll? What is payroll and how do you notify HMRC?

Accounts & Tax

Over half of self-employed don’t even know what IR35 is

Nearly 60 per cent of self-employed are unaware of IR35 tax changes coming in April 2020, which could reduce a worker’s net income by up to 25 per cent

Accounts & Tax

How to offset losses against PAYE as a sole trader

If, while employed and paying tax, I also set up as a sole trader, can I offset any trading losses against the PAYE I pay through my self-assessment?

Accounts & Tax

How can I set up payroll without an accountant?

I need to set up tax, PAYE and NI for my limited company in the UK. Can I achieve this without an accountant?

Accounts & Tax

How to tackle PAYE in your small business

The rules and red tape around hiring staff for the first time can be daunting for any small business owner. So read our guide on how to tackle PAYE.

Employing & managing staff

Non-resident employees

Can I put non-resident employees on my UK company payroll for limited periods of time? If yes, how are they treated under PAYE?

Accounts & Tax

PAYE when working full time and with a ‘side gig’

One of our readers has posed the following question related to PAYE when working a full time job and also a 'side gig' job.

Accounts & Tax

PAYE online for free

A free online service allows employers to complete Pay As You Earn (PAYE) forms and returns and send them to the Inland Revenue via the internet.

Partner content

4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

Partner content

It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

Partner content

Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

Partner content

How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience