Send an Earlier Year Update using Basic PAYE Tools with other software

Find step-by-step help for employers who use commercial payroll software that cannot send an Earlier Year Update.



This guide will help you send an Earlier Year Update using BPT. It includes examples of the screens you will see in BPT and simple to follow instructions.

Published 12 June 2014
Last updated 10 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. The guidance has been updated to include information for the 2019 to 2020 year.
  2. Image changes made to update the guidance to 2017 to 2018 information.
  3. Annual updates 2017-2018 have been carried out.
  4. Updated guidance available.
  5. Incorrect warning message on page 8 of the pdf removed.
  6. This guide includes changes to current guidance and updated information for the new tax year.
  7. First published.