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Process year end - checklist

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This guide provides a checklist to help you process year end in Sage 50 Payroll.


You can process your year end in v29 of Sage 50 Payroll as soon as you've completed the steps to prepare for payroll year end >

  1. Set your process date:
    • Click Change Process Date.
    • Enter 05/04/2023, then click OK


  2. Choose tax year:
    • To begin the year end process, on the navigation bar, click Payroll Year End
    • Click Choose Tax Year, then click Yes
    • Check the Tax Year is 2022/2023
    • Check the Reports date is 05/04/2023
    • If your company has ceased trading, in the Cessation Date box enter the date it ceased trading. Otherwise, leave this blank
    • Click OK


  3. Internet submissions: 

    This is your final submission of the 2022/2023 tax year. You must submit it no later than 19 April 2023.

    • Click Internet Submissions, read the Important Notice, then click Continue, and follow the on-screen prompts
    • Once your submission is successfully sent, click the link provided, then click Print
    • Click Close


  4. Produce P60s:

    You must give a P60 to anyone who's still employed by you on 5 April 2023. You must provide them with this by 31 May 2023. You don't need to produce a P60 for any employee who leaves on 4 April 2023 or earlier.

    1. Click Produce P60s, then click:


  5. Back up data

    At this point, it's a good idea to back up your payroll data.


  1. Complete year end process:
    • Click Complete Year End, then click Yes
    • If you keep mileage records, click Yes, or if you don't, click No
    • Click OK


  2. Distribute YE returns:

    This step is just a reminder that you must give your employees their P60s by 31 May 2023. You must also pay any tax and national insurance due to HMRC for tax month 12 by 19 April 2023 as normal.

    • To complete this step, simply click Close


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