Recovery and compensation amounts reduce the amount payable to HMRC for a tax month. A new field in the EPS has been introduced to inform HMRC of the specific tax month to use. Previously the submission date for the EPS was always used by HMRC to decide the tax month to allocate the recovery and compensation.
‘Allocate the EPS credit (recoverable amount) against tax month x’ option
A new box called Allocate the EPS credit (recoverable amount) against tax month x has been added to the EPS form (Payroll – RTI Submissions).
When this box is selected the recoverable amounts are allocated against the month in the Up to Tax Month box. Opera will prevent you from choosing an invalid month. When this box is cleared the submission date will control the tax month that the recoverable amounts are allocated to..
‘Up to Tax Month’ list at the top of page 2 of the Employer Payment Summary form
New option at the bottom of page 2 of the Employer Payment Summary form
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