HMRC have issued their Agent Update for May 2022. We have summarised the key content for you with links to our detailed guidance on the topics covered. 

Technical updates and reminders

 UK transition: Social security coordination with the EU. Covid-19 easement ending

Reporting rules for digital platforms

See Consultation: Reporting rules for Digital Platforms

Tell HMRC about a new employee

See PAYE: Starter checklist new employee 2022-23

Disguised remuneration tax avoidance schemes: settlement opportunities

See Disguised remuneration loan charge

HMRC's new powers to tackle electronic sales suppression

See Penalties: Electronic Sales Suppression

Student and postgraduate loans

Changes to Employer Helpline processes

A reminder not to use clients' login details

Administrative Burden Advisory Board (ABAB) survey

 Making Tax Digital (MTD)

See Making Tax Digital: VAT (subscriber guide).

VAT Registration Service (VRS)

See Registering for VAT

Changes to HMRC webchat service

PAYE for agents' online service


See Finance Act 2022: tax update and rolling planner 2022-23

Tax Agent Toolkits

Tax Disputes

Agent Blog

Employers need to register for email alerts


HMRC online Tax agent forum

External link

Agent update: issue 96

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