Is someone at HMRC taking the p*ss?

I don't know who drafted these letters that clients have receiving from HMRC this week.  Clearly they are either feeling mischievous or they don't get out of their ivory towers much.

Get this...

"As reporting PAYE in real time happens as part of your routine payroll process, you should expect to see a reduction in time spent on administration".

This is being sent directly to clients.  Those same clients who we will need to discuss fees with for the additonal work involved in RTI.  No doubt some will now expect a reduction.

 

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ireallyshouldknowthisbut |

I've been trying to get

lionofludesch |

40 more opportunities to get fined each year with weekly payment

frustratedwithhmrc |
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is there a break in period

Glennzy |
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Fines

lionofludesch |

Payroll frequency changes

CatherineR5 |

Time of the change

tom123 |

Well .......

lionofludesch |

We have changed nearly all of

staceycga |

weekly to monthly

certaxliz |

MY REAL TIME INFORMATION PACK TO CLIENTS IS 34 PAGES LONG!!!!

lrthinkmap |

self employment

The Black Knight |

RTI :-(

accountsman |

pay dates and payslip dates

SophiesAccounts |

As far as I am aware ...

Old Greying Accountant |
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What if ....

lionofludesch |

As i say ...

Old Greying Accountant |
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Hmmm.

lionofludesch |

HMRC guidance for software developers

daveforbes |
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Get the job done

mr. mischief |
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Yes but ...

lionofludesch |

@ MrMischief

lionofludesch |

Penalties

RebeccaBenneyworth |
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That's a sub and not pay

Democratus |
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subs/pay/loans

RebeccaBenneyworth |
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definition of approved loan repayment?

mr. mischief |
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@ Rebecca

Democratus |
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Exactly

RebeccaBenneyworth |
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"Quarter dates"

accountsman |

Weekly payroll

Southbankdelboy |

Oh dear !

lionofludesch |

You ain't seen nothin' yet!

frustratedwithhmrc |
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Unsurprising

lionofludesch |

RTI 'hours worked' benefits implications?

accountsman |

Subs/advances

schoolaccountant |

Reduced Administration

ShayaClearBooks |

Let me put things this way

mr. mischief |
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Agent authorisation?

Homeworker |

Form 64-8

Euan MacLennan |
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Agent Authorisation Problems...

Kazmc |

Mission statement

The Black Knight |

monthly reporting

Mister E |

I agree ...

Old Greying Accountant |
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I don't understand why it can

non-sequitor |

It's being tied down.

lionofludesch |

Not HMRC's fault

Euan MacLennan |
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I accept that that is probably true...

frustratedwithhmrc |
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It's never any ones fault?

The Black Knight |

Disruption cuts both ways though...

frustratedwithhmrc |
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It is not a joke.-it is policy.

David Gordon FCCA |