Adding benefit in kind calculations to your own payroll software
The details to add benefit in kind to your own payroll software are published on our business to business website and includes:
- the file specification in an XML format
- the formula to calculate each benefit
- all relevant information relating to the data needed to make these calculations
Developers kit on business to business website
Sending benefit in kind returns using your own payroll software
You can download an application from our business to business website to validate, encrypt and send in your benefit in kind returns produced by your own software.
Read the installation notes and then download the application version 4.1.
Employer return applications
No payroll software
Benefit in kind returns from 2022
If you manually e-file your employer returns you'll be able to complete your annual benefit in kind return using employer web services.
Benefit in kind returns up to 2021
If you don't have payroll software then you'll need to request paper benefit in kind returns to complete.
Email the employer support team to request paper BIK returns.