TAX NEWS: Thousands still to meet PAYE deadline. By Rebecca Benneyworth
Although 700,000 PAYE returns have already been filed to meet the May 19 deadline, if last year's total is to be matched a further 230,000 returns would need to be submitted this week, new figures reveal.
Employers trying to file their online returns have been frustrated by very slow response times from the HMRC system. The delays are affecting employers using HMRC's PAYE online service and those using third party software.