Employment (tax) If you employ staff you'll need advice on tax compliance, and on ways to cut the tax bill. Here are some essential factsheets - contact us for more information. Car or van? What counts as a ‘van’ for tax purposes?Cars for employees An overview of how company car tax is calculated, and how to save money.Employer supported childcare The tax and NIC exemption for employer-contracted childcare and employer-provided childcare vouchers has been very popular with both employers and employees alike. This factsheet outlines the exemptions available.Employment benefits The remuneration of many directors and employees comprises a package of salary and benefits. In this factsheet we consider some of the main benefit rules.Homeworking and tax relief for employees It is now very common for many employees to work from home, but this does mean that it is important to understand how the rules work with this.National insurance National Insurance contributions (NICs) are essentially a tax on earned income. The NICs regime divides income into different classes: Class 1 contributions are payable on earnings from employment, while the profits of the self-employed are liable to Class 2 and 4 contributions. This factsheet highlights the areas you need to consider and identifies some of the potential problems.Payroll - basic procedures This factsheet outlines what you need to do to set-up and run your payroll.Payroll Real Time Information A guide to the new Real Time Information rules.Payslips The legal requirements for payslips.Pooled cars and vans The rules governing pooled vehicles.Travel and subsistence for Directors and employees Travelling and subsistence expenditure incurred by or on behalf of employees gives rise to many problems. This factsheet highlights the main areas to consider in deciding whether tax relief is available on travel and subsistence.