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Gross Pay 100%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
Tax free allowance 0%£11,000.00£916.67£211.54£423.08£846.15£42.31
Total taxable0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
xTotal Tax due0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
20% rate0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
40% rate0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
45% rate0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
National Insurance0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
Total Deductions0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
Net Wage0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
Employers NI 0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
Net change from 2015 £0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00

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Personal Tax Free Allowances 2016-2017


Basic£10,600£11,000+ £400
People born between 6th April 1938 - 5th April 1948£10.600£11,000+ £400
People born before 6th April 1938£10.660£11,000+ £340
Married Couples Allowance ( if born before 6th April 1935)£8,355£8,165+ £190
Blind Person's Allowance£2,290£2,290none

 Income Tax Bands

Tax Rate2015/162016/17Change
Basic rate 20%£0 -£31,785£0 -£32,000+ £215
Higher Rate 40%£31,785 - £150,000£32,000 - £150,000- £215
Additional Rate 45%£150,001+£150,001+no change
NOTE: These rates are applied after your tax free allowance has been deducted from your gross wage.

National Insurance Bands

Weekly Lower earnings limit, primary Class 1£112£112
Weekly Upper earnings limit, primary Class 1£815£827
Weekly Primary threshold£155£155
Weekly Secondary threshold£156£156
Weekly Upper Secondary Threshold for U21’s£815£827


Click here for a comprehensive breakdown of the full tax rates & tables for this tax year

  1. The Personal Tax Free Allowance reduces where the income is above £100, 000 - by £1 for every £2 of income above the £100,000 limit. This reduction applies irrespective of age.
  2. 2. These allowances reduce where the income is above the income limit for age-related allowances by £1 for every £2 of income above the limit. For the 2010-11 year the Personal Allowance for people aged 65 to 74 and 75 and over can be reduced below the basic Personal Allowance where the income is above £100,000.
  3. Relief for the Married Couple's Allowance is given at the rate of 10 per cent.

* The 10 per cent starting rate applies to savings income only. If your non-savings income is above this limit then the 10 per cent starting rate for savings will not apply.

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