Check your payroll calculations manually

Use these calculators and tax tables to check payroll tax, National Insurance contributions and student loan deductions if you're an employer.

If you’re checking your payroll calculations or running a ‘what if’ calculation you can do it using these calculators or tax tables. The figures produced cannot be entered manually into your payroll software.

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Calculators for working out your PAYE tax and National Insurance contributions

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Check your payroll calculations using the:

Tables for working out PAYE tax and National Insurance contributions

Use the following tables to manually check your payroll calculations:

Updates to this page

Published 12 June 2014
Last updated 20 December 2023 + show all updates
  1. Links to the Director’s National Insurance contributions calculator, and the employees National Insurance contributions calculator now to go a landing page explaining what the calculator is used for.

  2. Tables A - Pay adjustment tables has been added to the collection.

  3. Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2015 to 2016.

  4. First published.