HMRC has provided an update about the current position on processing requests for annual schemes, clarification of the requirements and operating an annual PAYE scheme in real time.
HMRC are experiencing problems processing requests from employers to register their schemes as annual, or change their payment frequency. HMRC are working on a solution.
Meanwhile HMRC have clarified some of the key points on the requirements and operation of annual PAYE schemes in real time, including: submitting employer payment summaries, changing the date of payment to employees and payment frequency.
More details are available from HMRC at http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/news/rti-annual-schemes.htm