Tourism Industry Update 20th April

Job Retention Scheme now open Employers can now claim employees wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  Employers can claim for 80% of your employee’s wages plus any employer National Insurance and pension contributions, if you have put them on furlough because of coronavirus (COVID-19) up until the end of June 2020.Before you startYou’ll need to:
check that both you and your furloughed employee can use the schemework out how much you can claim

What you’ll need to make a claim, you will need:
to be registered for PAYE online
your UK bank account number and sort code
your employer PAYE scheme reference number
the number of employees being furloughed
each employee’s National Insurance number
each employee’s payroll or employee number
the start date and end date of the claim
the full amount you’re claiming for including employer National Insurance contributions and employer minimum pension contributions
your phone number

You also need to provide either:
your Corporation Tax unique taxpayer reference
your Self Assessment unique taxpayer reference
your company registration number

How to claim
You’ll need the Government Gateway user ID and password you got when you registered for PAYE online. Online services may be slow during busy times. Check if there are any problems with this service.
Claim now
Find out how to claim employee wages here
Join our members Facebook pageIf you haven’t already, please make sure you join us on our Brecon Beacons Tourism members Facebook group. We have added topics to the group now – so you can search for past posts by topic – which should make things a little easier for you. Join here