We often get asked about the key differences between the locally installed version of the P11D Organiser and the Hosted/SaaS version. The table below tries to show the major differences.

Online P11D Submission to HMRCYes
Online P46(car) submission to HMRCYesYes
Data stored locally behind local firewallYesNo
Data stored at ISO27001 data centreLocal IT DecisionYes
Access from any PC with an internet connectionNoYes
Data stored on encrypted drivesLocal IT DecisionYes
Email via local clientYesNo
Email via SMTP serverYesYes
Email via OAuth to Office 365/Google WorkspaceYes
Fully backed upLocal IT DecisionYes
Software updatesManualAutomatic/Managed
IT Admin privileges necessary for new usersYesNo
IT Involvement necessary in provisioningYesNo
Import wizardsYesYes
Import of Excel data (XLSX/CSV)YesYes
Offsite Data backup facilityOptionalYes
Output directly to local printers/drivesYesYes
Output to PDFYesYes
Administration of usersLocally ManagedManaged by PAS Ltd
Multiple PAYE ReferencesYesYes
Password protection of email attachmentsYesYes
Customised benefit statements (with logos)YesYes
Full technical support (phone email etc)YesYes
Up-time guaranteeLocal IT DecisionAbove 99.89%
Purging of data (GDPR)YesYes
Data availability during Disaster RecoverLocally ManagedYes
Multi Factor Authentication (MFA/2FA)NoYes
Single Sign On (Office 365/Google Workspace)No
Additional fess to cover hosting costs