9th February 2021
HMRC has confirmed that, unfortunately, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) calculator (furlough) contained a software error, but that this has now been rectified.
What this does mean, however, is that anybody who utilised the calculator prior to 21 January 2021 to calculate January 2021 claims for employees who are not on a fixed salary will be required to re-calculate their claims if:
Where January 2020 pay was used, there is no need for claimants to take any further action.
HMRC has apologised to anybody who will now be required to re-calculate their claims.
If, upon performing the re-calculation, it is apparent that the claim amount was incorrect, then:
ANOTHER REASON TO USE THE WAGES ROOM!