Release Notes v19.20.1.40

Friday, Febuary 6, 2019 20:00 PM

Tax Year 2019/20

This release contains changes to support payroll for the upcoming 2019/20 tax year, beginning 6th April 2019.

Key changes:

  • Personal allowance increased to £12,500 - default tax code 1250L.
  • Post Graduate Loans - see PostGraduateLoanPayInstruction.
  • Welsh rates of income tax, indicated by 'C' prefix to the tax code.
  • Auto enrolment minimum contributions increased to 8%, minimum 3% from the employer.

There are no breaking changes in this release.

Epic

  • [PRIO-450] - 2019/20 Tax Year Updates

Story

  • [PRIO-225] - Add documentation page for RTI
  • [PRIO-451] - RTI Schema Updates for 2019/20
  • [PRIO-452] - Update UK Tax Bands
  • [PRIO-453] - Implement HMRC UK Tax Tests
  • [PRIO-454] - Update Scottish Tax Bands
  • [PRIO-455] - Implement HMRC Scottish Tax Tests
  • [PRIO-456] - Create Welsh Tax Bands
  • [PRIO-457] - Implement HMRC Welsh Tax Tests
  • [PRIO-458] - Implement Welsh Tax Calculator
  • [PRIO-459] - Update tax code validation to support welsh prefix (C)
  • [PRIO-460] - Implement new use case test to exercise Welsh tax
  • [PRIO-461] - Update AE Thresholds for 2019/20
  • [PRIO-462] - Add new Pay Instruction for Post Graduate Loans
  • [PRIO-463] - Add ref data to support Post Graduate Loans
  • [PRIO-464] - Implement use case tests for Post Graduate Loans
  • [PRIO-465] - Update P32 report(s) with Post Graduate Loan values
  • [PRIO-466] - Update P11 report with Post Graduate Loan values
  • [PRIO-467] - Update P60 report with Post Graduate Loan values
  • [PRIO-468] - Update P60 Pdf template for 2019/20
  • [PRIO-469] - Update weekly rate for SxP
  • [PRIO-471] - Update Student Loan ref data for plans 1 & 2
  • [PRIO-472] - Create DPS message processor for new PGL1
  • [PRIO-473] - Create DPS message processor for new PGL2
  • [PRIO-474] - Update ref data with 2019/20 tax code uplifts
  • [PRIO-475] - Update Emergency tax code in ref data
  • [PRIO-476] - Update NI Letter Rates
  • [PRIO-477] - Review Payments After Leaving behaviour
  • [PRIO-485] - Add new Earning Arrestment (Scottish) court order fixed rate band.
  • [PRIO-488] - Update Company Car Co2 Rates for 2019/20
  • [PRIO-489] - Auto Enrolment Minimum Percentages
  • [PRIO-493] - Create Post Graduate Loan Calculator
  • [PRIO-497] - Review AOE config re PGL and Pensions
  • [PRIO-498] - Update RTI message schemas
  • [PRIO-518] - Extend list of excluded PayInstructions from LeaverEndInstructions pre-calc rule
  • [PRIO-519] - Extend list of excluded PayInstructions from in PayRunFactory.CreateFromSchedule when considering HasActiveInstruction
  • [PRIO-521] - Remove 6 week rule from PaymentAfterLeaving pre-calc rule
  • [PRIO-522] - Repurpose NicLiabilityFlag > LeaverBeyond6Weeks to Leaver
  • [PRIO-523] - Update GetRegionalPayTaxCode to support Welsh region in PaymentAfterLeaving pre-tax rule
  • [PRIO-524] - DIR rule to prevent leaving date being set before last payrun payment date
  • [PRIO-525] - DIR rule to prevent leaving date being set before absence end date
  • [PRIO-527] - New use case tests to verify payment after leaving scenarios
  • [PRIO-529] - Use case tests to verify 2019/20 tax year updates
  • [PRIO-530] - Implement HMRC Student Loan Tests
  • [PRIO-531] - Implement HMRC Post Graduate Loan Tests
  • [PRIO-532] - Implement HMRC NI Tests
  • [PRIO-541] - Check for regional specific code and ensure Wales is supported
  • [PRIO-544] - Update "Tax Code Region Change" pre-calc rule to support Welsh regions
  • [PRIO-546] - Update P45 report to support PGL
  • [PRIO-547] - LOG rule to prevent setting Welsh region before 2019/20 tax year
  • [PRIO-549] - Update Tax report line schema to include post graduate loan

Task

  • [PRIO-537] - Ensure PDF payslip meets new guidance for 2019/20

Bug

  • [PRIO-543] - Payment after leaving pre-calc rule - Creating multiple duplicate tax instructions