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Gross Pay 100%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
Tax free allowance 0%£10,600.00£883.33£203.85£407.69£815.38£40.77
Total taxable0%£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00
xTax due0%£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
40% rate0%£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
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 2014 £0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00£0.00

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Personal Tax Free Allowances 2014


Basic£10,000£9,440+ £560
People born between 6th April 1938 - 5th April 1948£10.500£10.500none
People born before 6th April 1938£10.660£10,660none
Married Couples Allowance ( if born before 6th April 1935)£8,165£7,915+ £250
Blind Person's Allowance£2,230£2,160+ £70

 Income Tax Bands 2013

Tax Rate2014/152013/14Change
Basic rate 20%£0 -£31,865£0 -£32,010cut by £145
Higher Rate 40%£31,865 - £150,000£32,011 - £150,000widened by £145
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 2014/2015

Lower earnings limit, primary Class 1£109 per week£111 per week
Upper earnings limit, primary Class 1£797 per week£805 per week
Primary threshold£149 per week£153 per week
Secondary threshold£148 per week£153 per week
Upper accrual point£770 per week£770 per week


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

  1. From the 2010-11 tax year the Personal 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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