Auto Enrolment Staging Dates

Find Out Your Staging Date

You’ll need your PAYE reference to find out your staging date. If you don’t know your PAYE reference, it can be found on a P6/P9 coding notice or on your white payslip booklet P30BC.

To understand why your staging date/duties start date is so important, watch this video:

You don’t need to be an expert in auto enrolment, but understanding what decisions you need to make will certainly ease the process. The NOW: Pensions step-by-step guide to auto enrolment helps to break the whole thing down in to manageable pieces.

Your staging date for auto enrolment depends on the size of your largest PAYE scheme as at October 1st 2017. To look up your staging date, you’ll need to know your PAYE reference. Simply type it into our staging date tool below and click “show my staging date”

Common Questions:

Q. I am unable to find my date.

Ans. If you are unable to retrieve a date from the tool despite entering the correct PAYE information, It may be because you are employing someone as on October 1st, 2017 and would need to refer to TPR’s link found here for further guidance.

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