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New penalties for late returns!

HMRC Announces Plans for Penalties!

18th September 2014

From October 2014 The Department of Work and Pension (DWP) are going to carry out an exercise matching Real Time Information (RTI) data with data held in the benefit system. The HMRC announcement says that:
The idea is to work with HMRC and use RTI to help identify fraud and error in the benefit system. Areas to be matched are as follows:

HMRC will send electronic messages to all employers shortly to let them know when the penalties will apply to them, based on the number of employees shown in the departments records.

Income support.
Jobseekers allowance.
Housing benefit.
Employment and support allowance.
Pension credit.
Carers allowance.


The DWP will now know what people have earned through RTI so benefit cheats beware.