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Important Payroll information

This web page is designed to help you load the new version and make you aware of new features included in Checkbook 5.108

Instructions for installing Checkbook version 5.108

1. Complete all Payroll calculations first

  • Complete all of your Payroll calculations for tax year 2017-18

2. Perform the year end procedure

  • Print P60s and close off the 2017-18 year

3. View the step by step guides

4. Download Checkbook Version 5.108


Checkbook Version 5.108 - What's changed?

  • Changes to NIC bandwidths
  • Changes to UK PAYE bandwidth
  • Introduction of 2 new PAYE bandwidths and rates for employees living in Scotland (Starter, & Intermediate Rate). Applicable tax codes are now SBR for Basic Rate (20%), SD0 for Intermediate Rate (21%), SD1 for Higher Rate (41%) and SD2 for Top Rate (46%).
  • Student Loan annual thresholds have been increased to £18,330 for Plan Type 1 and to £25,000 for Plan Type 2
  • Uplift of tax codes with a suffix L by 35, M by 39 and N by 31. The emergency code is now 1185L.
  • Internal changes for the new tax year 2018-19 on the FPS and EPS submissions
  • Output of the Student Loan Plan Types onto the FPS for the 2018-19 tax year