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PAYE

Volume 498: debated on Monday 2 November 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether PAYE is included in the payroll taxes that can be deferred by small businesses facing cash flow difficulties. (295955)

[holding answer 27 October 2009]: The Business Payment Support Service was launched on 24 November 2008 to support viable businesses in temporary financial difficulties. Under the scheme tax liabilities that would otherwise be due for payment are included in a time to pay arrangement that provides the business with the opportunity to spread their tax payments over a timetable they can afford. The service covers most taxes and duties including PAYE, income tax, corporation tax, VAT and national insurance.

Further information can be found online at:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/pbr2008/business-payment.htm.