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Employing people

Oma
Posts: 1
Joined: Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:50 pm

Employing people

Postby Oma » Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:58 pm

I have applied for registration as a new employer. My application has been acknowledged It takes two weeks to know the outcome of the application another week to get PAYE and Accounts Office reference numbers. Can I employ staff while the application is pending and pay them?

darthblingbling
Posts: 226
Joined: Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:09 pm

Re: Employing people

Postby darthblingbling » Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:44 pm

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/what-happens-if-you-dont-report-payroll-information-on-time

HMRC will not charge any penalties if you’re a new employer and you sent your first FPS within 30 days of paying an employee

Also have a look at the Employer's Allowance:
https://www.gov.uk/claim-employment-allowance


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