PAYE78090 - PAYE operation: taxation of jobseeker’s allowance: temporary stop claimants and strikers
These are employees who are
- Laid off work for a period or are on short time working (Benefit Offices call these temporary stop claimants)
- On strike or directly involved in a trade dispute
Claimants in these classes may receive Jobseeker’s Allowance outside the modified PAYE scheme.
The Department for Work and Pensions pays Jobseeker’s Allowance to temporary stop claimants and strikers.
In Northern Ireland, BSB(NI) pays Jobseeker’s Allowance to both classes.