PAYE online set for service suspension

The PAYE online filing system will be down between 4 April and 6 April, HM
Revenue & Customs has announced.

Employers will not be able to use ‘online return’ and ‘forms-PAYE’ to work on
or send their return, but does not affect employers using third-party software.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation said that employers would be unable to
access and download online P9s (the tax code notification for the start of the
tax year) on those days, and recommended they check for new code numbers by 3

HMRC apologised in a statement on its website for any inconvenience caused.

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