Tax facts 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 employeesAn overview of how company car tax is calculated, and how to save money.Employment benefitsThe remuneration of many directors and employees comprises a package of salary and benefits. In this factsheet we consider some of the main benefit rules.Employer supported childcareThe 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.Homeworking and tax relief for employeesIt 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 insuranceNational 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 proceduresThis factsheet outlines what you need to do to set-up and run your payroll.Payroll Real Time InformationA guide to the new Real Time Information rules.PayslipsThe legal requirements for payslips.Pooled cars and vansThe rules governing pooled vehicles.Travel and subsistence for Directors and employeesTravelling 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.