Work Rants

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Re: Work Rants

Post by Rover the Top » Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:22 pm

And your complaint is? ;)

Congratulations.

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Re: Work Rants

Post by theadore » Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:24 pm

Wunderbar

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Post by iamarover » Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:33 pm

I should add that this is the second of two internal jobs I applied for, I didn't get the first. Let's hope my promotion at the second attempt is a good omen for rovers and WE SHALL BE VICTORIOUS next season.

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Post by Rover the Top » Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:40 pm

Are your company's customers protesting and claiming that the job should have gone to a more experienced man?

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Post by iamarover » Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:46 pm

Almost certainly.

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Post by Gibbon » Mon Apr 29, 2013 2:47 pm

iamarover wrote:I've achieved what Rovers haven't this season, a promotion! :hyper:
Well played sir. :hyper:

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Re: Work Rants

Post by Rover the Top » Fri May 24, 2013 2:32 pm

At the end of every tax year, I have to submit a form for every employee we've paid certain expenses and benefits to. For a number of years, HMRC has provided a software package that, amongst other things, calculates and fills out the form for you according to the raw data you input. This year, as part of their (pain-in-the-arse) changes, they've decided to take the expenses part off the familiar software and start a new system that can be downloaded from their website. "So what?" you may think. Well, the tax year finishes on the 5th April. The forms need to be submitted by 6th July. We're now getting to the end of May and the new system isn't actually in operation yet. :doh:

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Post by -BARON-23- » Fri Jun 28, 2013 6:41 pm

Right guys, sure someone will understand this better than me!

Basically i got paid today from 2 days work i did last week. My pay slip says i got £99 but then i've only got £79 in my account. Is this down to tax? I thought i didn't pay tax as a student as i didn't last summer :shrug:

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Post by rob_of_the_robots » Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:13 pm

You only get taxed on income above a certain threshold (can't remember off the top of my head but it's a good few thousand) and as the tax year only started in April then I doubt you'll have gone above it , especially as a student. Does your payslip not include a mention of any deductions such as national insurance?

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Post by -BARON-23- » Fri Jun 28, 2013 9:25 pm

I'm ringing them tomorrow and will let you know. Last summer i paid something like £30 a week NI and still earned over £200 a week and that was on minimum wage. I know i wasn't taxed last year. My gut feeling is that i have been put on emergency tax and after a quick phone call to the job agency i'll have my money sorted! I'll see if there is anything else to my payslip.

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Post by Savory » Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:30 pm

-BARON-23- wrote:Right guys, sure someone will understand this better than me!

Basically i got paid today from 2 days work i did last week. My pay slip says i got £99 but then i've only got £79 in my account. Is this down to tax? I thought i didn't pay tax as a student as i didn't last summer :shrug:
your boss is charging you cos he caught you robbing fries on your fag breaks

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Post by Rover the Top » Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:26 pm

-BARON-23- wrote:Right guys, sure someone will understand this better than me!

Basically i got paid today from 2 days work i did last week. My pay slip says i got £99 but then i've only got £79 in my account. Is this down to tax? I thought i didn't pay tax as a student as i didn't last summer :shrug:
Have you signed a form saying you're a student only working holidays? But in any case, your payslip should detail any deductions like tax, NI, and anything else. If you've received a different amount to what the net pay on your payslip says, you should have a word with payroll. But do it nicely - payroll clerks are still only human and can make mistakes just like anyone else. It's never intentional. If anyone comes into my office snarling because they think I've made a mistake with their wage, I never feel like rushing into straightening it out. Whereas if they're polite, I'll apologise for the inconvenience and fix it there and then. :) On another note, I've had numerous occasions when people have claimed they've been paid short or not at all, and then it turns out they've forgotten about some payment going out of their account, so it was just a case that their balance wasn't what they thought it was going to be. :doh:

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Re: Work Rants

Post by theadore » Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:40 am

Surely the pay slip will have a net figure on it? and if you haven't got that much then cause a scene... payroll clerks deserve it... :twisted:

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Post by -BARON-23- » Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:43 am

I've had nothing going out of my account so at least i know it's not down to that! On my payslip it says -£19.71 (19.80 JW) below my net pay of £99.04. I'm guessing this is the code for emergency tax? Sadly the agency is shut today so i'm going to have to ring them on Monday to sort it out :(

Cheers for the help!
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Post by rob_of_the_robots » Sat Jun 29, 2013 2:28 pm

That looks very much like the code starting with JW would be your national insurance number.

Also, having had a look on the old tinternet I found this:

Tax Code 0T

Special reference is made to this suffix code, as there are a number of reasons that an employee may be on this code. Simply, it means that the employee is entitled to 0 (zero) personal allowances. This means that they will pay tax on all of their earnings. The code could be used in one of a number of circumstances, for example:

Most simply, the value of the personal allowances and the value of the deductions to be made from the allowances are exactly the same – i.e. the person is entitled to zero personal allowance
The person may be a student who has exceeded all personal allowances whilst working during vacation periods
At the time of starting employment, the new employee did not present a P45 nor did they tick one of the earnings statements on the form P46. In this circumstance, HMRC guidance is that tax code 0T is used
The person is a pensioner, receiving a pension but working for the same employer, or
The tax code has been used to make a payment to an employee that has already had tax form P45 issued (a payment to a leaver). In these instances, regardless of the tax code that may have been used, HMRC guidance is to use 0T
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