Before any P45 Part 1, P45 Part 3 or P46 files can be transmitted to HMRC, you must set up the following parameters.
1. Payroll Parameters
If you have already transmitted end-of-year returns to HMRC, these details will already have been entered; if not, you must enter them to describe how the software contacts the Government Gateway.
For more information, refer to Set up the Gateway parameters in the module definitions.
2. Payroll Template
You must also enter details in the Gateway and Contact tabs of the Template window.
2.1 Refer to Set up the gateway parameters for a template.
2.2 Refer to Set up the contact details for a template.
If you have transmitted end-of-year returns to HMRC, these details will already have been entered.
3. Transfer Templates
You must define a transfer template for each type of submission.
For more information, refer to Set up transfer templates for P45s and P46s.