Employer Payment Summary - Gateway Submission Error:
'Number: 7940 - Type: Business'
Article ID: 2025251 Last updated: 31 March 2021
When submitting an Employer Payment Summary, you may encounter the following error:
Cause and Solution
If you are claiming (or have claimed) Employment Allowance in the current payroll year, then you must specify that you are claiming De Minimis State Aid and inform HMRC to which business sector your company belongs.
- Please see Page 7 of the Employment Allowance Guide 2020/21 for details.
Note: If you intend to claim Employment Allowance again for 2021/22 (from 6 April 2021), then you must submit another EPS at the start of the new year to do so.
Full details can be found in Section 3.10 of the Payroll Year End Guide.