P11D forms don't get them wrong
HMRC have published a list of common errors in the completion of forms P11D and guidance that medical benefits for lower paid employees are not reportable. The information is part of the lengthy Employer Bulletin so we have reproduced the guidance below.
The following is a list of common errors which are easily avoidable but can delay processing and cause problems with employees' tax codes each year:
The Employer Bulletin also includes guidance on a common error relating to the incorrect completion of a form P9D in relation to private medical insurance provided to lower paid employees. The HMRC guidance states:
'Are You Completing P9D's Needlessly for Employees in Receipt of Medical Benefit?
Do you know that if your employees earn less than the rate of £8,500 AND you arrange and pay the provider directly for the treatment or insurance a P9D does NOT need to be completed.
For more information go to www.hmrc.gov.uk/payerti/exb/a-z/m/medical-treatment.htm'
Internet links: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/payerti/exb/forms.htm
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