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12201: NHS Employers Pension Contribution 19/20 Incorrect

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Article ID 12201
Article Name NHS Employers Pension Contribution 19/20 Incorrect
Created Date 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00
Product IRIS GP Payroll
Codes: GGLGPPAYROLL
Problem

An issue has come to light were GP Payroll is setting the incorrect value for England/Wales employer NHS pension contributions once payroll has been moved into the 19/20 tax year.


Update: We have now had confirmation from NHS Scotland, their employer’s contribution for 19/20 is to be set at 20.9%, this is correct in the software and will be applied once you move into the 19/20 tax year. There is nothing you need to change in your payroll software if you are using the Scotland NHS pension option.  


We are awaiting confirmation from the Northen Ireland NHS Pension Agency for the employes rate for 19/20.

Resolution

GP Payroll is setting the employers pension contribution for England/Wales at 20.68% for the 19/20 tax year.


Unfortunately, we received communication from the pension agency late that the employers should only contribute 14.38%.


To correct this problem:


If you are using England/Wales NHS pension option, after you have performed year-end for 18/19 tax year and moved your payroll into 19/20 go to Setup/Options | 4-Practice Pension Details and amend the rate to 14.38%.



Click OK to save the change and continue with your payroll as normal.


Update: We have now had confirmation from NHS Scotland, their employer’s contribution for 19/20 is to be set at 20.9%, this is correct in the software and will be applied once you move into the 19/20 tax year. There is nothing you need to change in your payroll software if you are using the Scotland NHS pension option. 


We are awaiting confirmation from the Northen Ireland NHS Pension Agency for the employes rate for 19/20.

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