To manually add a new subcontractor, select CIS > Subcontractors > New.
Complete the Registered Details for a subcontractor as follows:
Enter the subcontractor's trading name
Select the business type applicable to the subcontractor, i.e. Sole Trader, Company, Partnership or Trust
Unique Tax Reference (UTR)
Enter the subcontractors 10 digit UTR number as issued by HMRC
- First Name
- Middle Name
- NINO (if known)
- Individual Partner Name
- Partner's own UTR (NOT Partnership) or NINO
- Company Name, if different from trading name
- Company Unique Taxpayer Reference
- Company Registration Number
Indicate if the subcontractor is registered for VAT and include the VAT number where applicable
The subcontractor can be verified online by selecting Verify online:
Choosing to 'verify online' will prompt BrightPay to create a Subcontractor Verification Request, including any subcontractors you wish to verify. This Verification Request can be sent directly to HMRC, after which BrightPay can subsequently update the subcontractors with the response received back from HMRC.
BrightPay also facilitates the manual entry of verification details:
However, please note, since April 2017, HMRC will no longer accept requests for subcontractor verifications by telephone – all such requests must be done online.
Subcontractors are all paid in line with one of three tax status:
THE SUBCONTRACTOR'S 'REGISTERED DETAILS' ARE NOW COMPLETE. SELECT THE ‘ADDITIONAL DETAILS’ TAB TO CONTINUE TO SET UP THE SUBCONTRACTOR'S RECORD.
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