Handy Hints for Intermediary Reporting

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The Cinch Team caught up with HMRC at the recent Recruitment Expo in Birmingham.

They gave us some ‘handy hints’ for Intermediary Reporting:

  • Upload the report as a OSD file. This will ensure fields are imported correctly meaning “0” is not omitted at the beginning or end of a field and commas are not deleted.
  • If possible, upload the report in advance of the deadline as systems may be slower on the deadline day due to volume.
  • You have until 5th November to amend any incorrect data from the previous submission without being subject to penalties.
  • HMRC have a dedicated helpline for Intermediary Reporting which you can contact on 03000 555 995.

Additional information on reporting requirements can be found at www.gov.uk/government/publications/employment-intermediaries-reporting-requirements.


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The Cinch Intermediary Reporting Infographic – Here is a handy guide to what needs to be included in the report.

Download a copy of the PDF.


The most recent reporting period ended on 5th October 2015 with the deadline for submission of 5th November 2015. The Cinch Team will be sending out reports week commencing 9th October 2015.

If you would like further information on Intermediary Reporting, say hi to the friendly Cinch Team on 01925 594 929 or hello@thecinchgroup.com

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