PAYE operation: lump sum termination payments: payment made into court following arbitration
In this context, `Court’ is to be taken to cover a stakeholder or solicitors acting onbehalf of an employer or employee.
An employer may make payment(s) into Court if a former employee or office holder takes acompensation claim there for arbitration. The Court will then make any appropriatetermination payment to the individual.
When the Court makes payment
- Ensure the individual is brought within SA, if an SA record does not already exist
- Write to the individual advising him or her that
- Tax is due on the payment by the Court
- He or she should include the payment in his or her self assessment for the year in which the payment was received
- Credit for PAYE deductions (if PAYE was operated) may be claimed in the self assessment