The apprenticeship Levy is a tax that is payable from employers to HMRC to fund apprenticeship training. If you are liable to pay the apprenticeship levy you need to go to Payroll Settings > Business Settings > HMRC Settings:
You will then be taken to the following screen:
You will need to scroll down to the apprenticeship levy section. Here you will need to fill in:
- Are you required to pay the apprenticeship levy? Please select yes or no
- Apprenticeship levy allowance: Enter the apprenticeship levy allowance here.
- Have you reported apprenticeship levy amounts for this financial year using other software? Please select yes or no. If you have please enter any previous levy amounts you have paid and the allowance that has been used so far in the boxes that will appear when you select yes.
Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and press save once you have completed all the other sections on the screen.
Now when you go to Reports you will need to select the P32 Report under the HMRC Reporting headline.
When you are on the P32 report you will see there are sub heading tabs within the report. To see the Apprenticeship Levy details you need to select the Apprenticeship Levy tab.
You will see that the columns shown are:
- Tax Month: The month that the Levy applies to.
- Total Payroll Bill: The total amount of all earnings that the employer is due to pay class 1 NI on.
- Apprenticeship Levy: The amount of Apprenticeship Levy fund.
- Apprenticeship Levy Allowance: The total allowance to be deducted.
- Net Apprenticeship Levy: This is the total amount that the employer will pay and will be reported in the P32.
For more information on the P32 report click here.
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