Estimate your Income Tax for the current year

Use this service to estimate how much Income Tax and National Insurance you should pay for the current tax year (6 April 2021 to 5 April 2022).

This tells you your take-home pay if you do not have any other deductions, such as pension contributions or student loans.

If you’re self-employed, the self-employed ready reckoner tool can help you budget for your tax bill.

You may be able to claim a refund if you’ve paid too much tax.

Start now on the HMRC website

Before you start

You cannot get an estimate online if:

  • you’re not a pay as you earn (PAYE) taxpayer
  • your only income is from self employment or state benefits, such as State Pension
  • you contribute to a pension scheme through your employer
  • you’re repaying a student loan

If you have more than one job, use the calculator once for each job.

There are different ways to:

You can check you’ve paid the right tax by contacting HMRC or by getting help from an accountant.