UK Payroll Update Day

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This course has been designed to keep you up to date with forthcoming changes which will affect UK payroll for the tax year 2018/2019. Please note that end of year procedures will be covered in brief on this course. 


Topics covered on the day: 

 - Real Time Information

          - what’s changed

          - avoiding the common pitfalls

 - Autumn Budget 2018

 - Spring Statement 2019

 - New tax year checks and clear down process

 - Applying new tax codes and bringing tax codes forward

 - Dealing with forms P9X and P7X

          - what are the changes?

 - NI categoriies

          - Who do they apply to?

          - When do you change the NI category?

 - NI thresholds and rates for 2019/2020

 - Pensions

          - Annual and Lifetime pension allowances 

          - state pension age 

          - minimum contributions and thresholds for auto enrolment

 - Emergency Tax Code for 2019/ 2020

 - PAYE threshold for 2019/20

 - Tax rates and tax bands for rUK (rest of UK)

 - Tax rates and tax bands for Scottish Income Tax (SIT)

          - who is liable to pay SIT?

 - Introduction of Welsh income tax

 - Using the Taxable Pay tables

 - Personal allowances for tax and transfer of allowances

 - Student Loans 

          - Plan 1 and Plan 2

          - New Postgraduate loans 

          - thresholds 

          - rates 

          - methods of calculation

          - tables 

          - avoiding the pitfalls

 - New starter process including dealing with P45s for 2018/19 and the new starter checklist

 - Rates and thresholds for SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP and ShPP

 - Statutory Payment tables

 - Statutory redundancy payment rates

 - Parental Bereavement leave

 - National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

          - rates and when to make the change

          - avoiding the common pitfalls

 - The Living Wage

 - Lump sum payments

          - including redundancy and pay in lieu of notice

 - Apprenticeship levy

 - Employment Allowance

 - Tax relief on childcare vouchers and Basic Earnings Assessments

 - Holiday Pay

          - what pay elements must be included

          - are you including the correct number of bank and public holidays?

 - Changes to itemised payslips from April 2019

 - Off Payroll working for the private sector

 - Brexit

 - The latest employer guidance for the tax year

 - New guidance for employers on illegal working

 - Jury Service allowances

 - New Scottish Arrestment tables 


About the Lecturer

Linda Pullan has many years of hands on experience as the former Payroll and Expenses Manager of the Daily Telegraph. She has spent over 25 years designing, writing and delivering payroll training courses and qualifications.


She has been member of the committee of IReeN electronic exchange user group for 15 years and was Head of Payroll Alliance for 12 years until 2018.  She is an associate member of the British Computer Society (BCS) Payroll Specialist Group.


She has been working with IPASS for over 14 years. In 2008 she was awarded the Strathearn Award for Lifetime Achievement. She is a regular speaker at payroll conferences including the IPASS Annual Payroll Conference & Exhibition and is a regular contributor to Taxation magazine.


She was voted one of the Reward 100 in 2017. The Reward 100 list is chosen by a panel of experts from Reward Strategy magazine (formally Payroll World magazine) and comprises of the 100 most influential and dedicated leaders in payroll, reward, employment law, international payroll, HR, employee benefits and workplace pensions. In 2018 she was voted one of the top 100 in Payroll in the Reward 300 list. She holds the Diploma in Payroll Management.


CPD/CPE Hours:

Attendance at this seminar may qualify for 7 CPD/CPE hours for members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland, the Irish Taxation Institute, the Law Society and the Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland. 



Courses run from 10.00am - 4.30pm - tea/coffee on arrival. mid-morning & mid-afternoon and lunch will be provided. 


Course Fees

IPASS Member: €320.00       Non Members: €400.00



Contact Information

  • The Irish Payroll Association
  •   IPASS House,
    H4 Centrepoint Business Park,
    Oak Road, Dublin 12
  •   (01) 4089100
  •   (01) 4089102
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