Policy paper

Issue briefing: changes to the PAYE tax system

This briefing explains changes to the PAYE tax system that were introduced from 2 July 2017.


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Pay As You Earn (PAYE) is the system HMRC uses to collect Income Tax and National Insurance from those who work or receive pensions. ‎ HMRC is improving the way Pay As You Earn (PAYE) works to help more people pay the right tax at the right time when their circumstances change.

This new system, which was introduced on 2 July 2017, will offer far more certainty and, for most people, there will be no more waiting for a tax refund or any unexpected bills at the end of the year.

Published 10 April 2017