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The PAYE for employees service aimed to make Pay As You Earn digital for all of HMRC’s 41 million customers who are employees or receive a company pension.
|Department||Permanent secretary||Digital leader|
|HM Revenue and Customs||Lin Homer||Mark Dearnley|
Watch an update on the beta, filmed December 2013:
Watch a short demo, reporting a new company car online, filmed January 2014:
Watch a description of the exemplar:
You can also watch a demo introducing the service, filmed July 2013:
The public beta was released in October 2014.
Adapting current HMRC methods to agile development.
Continue development of the service and improve quality of data matching alongside GOV.UK Verify.
Digital strategy statement
From the ‘HM Revenue & Customs digital strategy’ — September 2014:
Every customer in the UK will have their own personalised digital tax account, so we can help make it simpler, quicker and easier to pay the right tax at the right time. Four services (PAYE for Employees, Digital Self Assessment, Your Tax Account and Agent Online Self-service) will deliver stand-alone, end-to-end services through digital channels…PAYE for Employees will make it easier for customers to tell us about changes that affect their tax code.
Scope of exemplar
This service will provide digital PAYE services for people in employment (benefits in kind). The initial release will allow people to report changes to their company car tax. This service will be built on a new ‘digital tax platform’ and, for the first time, deliver digital services for PAYE customers which will eventually replace the current HMRC Portal and be the default platform for new user-facing services. The new tax platform will be fully integrated with new identity assurance service.
Completed: Discovery — February 2013.
Complete: Tax platform alpha build — March to May 2013.
Completed: Develop private beta — June 2013 to January 2014.
Completed: Private beta release — February 2014.
Completed: Public beta release — October 2014.
Service completed live Digital by Default Standard Assessment — March 2015.
Service goes live (depending on Service Standard assessment) — March 2015.
See the PAYE for employees service.