Outstanding amounts from every month/quarter payments are due to HMRC by the 22nd of the following month, after a pay run(s) have been processed.
E.G April pay run PAYE is due to HRMC by the 22nd May.
Setting up your HMRC Payment File
From the 'Payroll Settings' > 'Business Settings' > 'Payment Settings'.
Choose which File Format that you would like to use.
Then place a tick in the 'Pay HMRC' tick box.
Once you place a tick in the 'Pay HMRC' tick box the payment details for the HMRC office you deal with will be populated and you can then choose a 'Payment date' between the 6th and 22nd of the month for when you would like to generate the payment file and then click on the 'Save' button.
Please note if the date you pick falls on a non banking day the payment file will be created for the first available previous banking day.
Once the 'HMRC Payment File' has been created you can download the file from within the P32 report.
To access the P32 report if you go to 'Reports' > 'HMRC Reporting' > 'P32 Report'
If you then click on the 'Payment' button you will have two choices available, click on the 'Download payment file' option.
This will generate a download in the format that you chose when setting up your 'HMRC Payment File'.
Included on the file will be the following information
- Processing date
- Amount to be paid
- Account details for the HMRC office the payment is being made to
The HMRC Payment File can also be included in 'Report Pack' if required. For help in setting up report packs please click here
If you choose to have the P32 report in your 'Report Pack' you will see that you can include the 'HMRC payment file' in the report by placing a tick in the tick box.
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