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Employee P60 deadline reminder

8th May 2017

The deadline for issuing employees with P60s for the 2016/17 tax year is 31 May 2017. 

All staff employed by an employer on 5 April must be given a P60 form, either on paper or online, through payroll software.

Alternatively, P60 forms can be ordered through HMRC.

A P60 will summarise an employee’s total pay and deductions on their salary for the tax year.

Employees are required a P60 if they need to:

  • claim back any overpaid tax
  • apply for tax credits
  • provide evidence of income if applying for a loan or a mortgage.

If an individual needs to make a change on their P60, the employer must produce a new form marked ‘replacement’ and a letter to the employee confirming the change. 

Talk to us today about your reporting obligations.