Send an Earlier Year Update using Basic PAYE Tools

Find step-by-step help to send an Earlier Year Update (EYU) if you currently use the Basic PAYE Tools (BPT) to operate payroll.



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

Published 12 June 2014
Last updated 18 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. The guidance for Basic PAYE Tools, on how to send an Earlier Year Update has been updated for the tax year 2018 to 2019.
  2. Annual updates 2017-2018 have been carried out.
  3. Updated guidance available.
  4. Instructions on entering the correct information have been expanded, to reduce calls into contact centres, so the advice they give has been incorporated into guidance.
  5. This guide includes changes to current guidance and updated information for the new tax year.
  6. First published.