Claiming Guidance for the
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

At the bottom of this page are buttons linking to the HMRC page for claiming furlough payments and the
HMRC step-by-step guide.

Basic Information you will need before you start your claim -

        • Ensure you are already registered for PAYE online
        • Government Gateway User ID and Password
        • One of the following: - Corporation Tax Reference, Self-Assessment UTR or Company Registration Number
        • Company Name
        • Date range for your claim period
        • How many staff are being furloughed
        • Bank Account and sort Code
        • Contact Name and Phone Number

If you have less than 100 furlough employees, the total furlough amounts required can be obtained from your payroll reports already provided in your PAYDASHBOARD

These totals will be entered as ONE total amount for each of the following:

        • Gross Furlough Amount
        • Employer National Insurance contributions
        • Employer minimum Pension Contributions
  • You will also need:
          • Individual Employees details - Employee Name, National Insurance Number and Employee Number (optional)


If you have more than 100 employees to furlough additional details are required, again the information required is in your PAYDASHBOARD.
This information will need to be uploaded in one of the following formats XLS, XLSX, CSV, ODP.

        • Claim amount per furlough employee
        • Claim period per furlough employee

The below Button shows an HMRC step-by-step guide for employers.

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