Should a small business use payroll software and run payroll themselves or should this all be done with an accountant

Published: 8th July, 2015


If you feel confident enough, you can use HMRC’s own online payroll services, the Basic PAYE Tools. However, many accountants may on charge £20 to £30 a month for example to operate a small payroll scheme.

While using an accountant may cost you a little, it takes away the risk and hassle enabling you to focus on your business.