2012/13 P11Ds - Online Filing Issues and Reasonable Excuse
HMRC have issued the following guidance on reasonable excuse following the problems with the submission of its electronic forms P11D.
"While we have no power to extend filing deadlines, we accept that the delay in issuing the i-forms on this occasion is a reasonable excuse for employers who: would have filed using the i-form on time but were prevented from doing so; and file by 4th August 2013.
Employers who have been held up by the i-form problems should submit their forms by 4th August. If they do this but are issued with a penalty they should write to the address below and explain that they would have filed on time but were prevented from doing so by the problems with the i-form. Provided we are satisfied with this, the penalties will then be cancelled. We do not recommend that employers contact us before they have successfully filed their forms, and we will not be able to cancel the penalties over the phone.
The contact address is
Customer Operations Employer Office
Benton Park View
Newcastle Upon Tyne
It is still possible to file paper forms P11D, P9D and P11D(b); electronic submission is not a madatory requirement. You can access the forms via the following links: