PAYE, NICs and benefits

This section contains useful guides to key topics for employers.

Car or van?
What counts as a ‘van’ for tax purposes?
Cars for employees
An overview of how company car tax is calculated, and how to save money.
Employee expenses
A guide to reporting expenses and benefits.
Employing your spouse
The benefits of transferring income to your spouse.
Employment benefits
A guide to tax-free benefits and expenses payments for employers.
Fixed rate expenses
Details of the optional fixed rate expenses scheme.
Minimising the risk of employer compliance visits
Making sure your PAYE operation is compliant.
National insurance
Ways for employers to save NICs.
Payroll - basic procedures
A guide to Pay-As-You-Earn administration.
Payroll Real Time Information
A guide to the new Real Time Information rules.
The legal requirements for payslips.
Pensions - automatic enrolment
If you employ staff, you’ll need to prepare for the new auto-enrolment regulations.
Pooled cars and vans
The rules governing pooled vehicles.
The Employment Allowance
A guide to the new Employment Allowance.