How to avoid PAYE Modernisation mistakes (Sponsored)

Feb 07, 2019

PAYE Modernisation is now fully operational and has brought many changes to the payroll process. Overall, it brings many benefits to all stakeholders involved - employers, employees and Revenue.

It is important that employers are aware of and understand their new real time reporting obligations. Revenue has strongly advised employers to review their payroll processes and systems to ensure that they meet the new PAYE Modernisation requirements.

Employers need to be aware that mistakes can be very costly. An employer is responsible for deducting the tax and paying over the liability to Revenue, so non-compliance will result in interest to be paid by the employer. Employers that fail to comply can expect Revenue intervention with non-compliance penalties and fines.

The current penalty regime includes a fixed penalty of €4,000 for each breach of the PAYE legislation. It also includes a fixed penalty of €3,000 imposed on the company secretary for each breach. These penalties can be imposed on a per-item basis, so if you are even a mid-sized employer, these penalties can build up.

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