Business tax – collection

How to manually check your payroll calculations

Calculators and tax tables for employers to check payroll tax, National Insurance contributions (NICs) and student loan deductions.

What can I use to check my calculations

If you are checking your payroll calculations or running a ‘what if’ calculation for the tax year 2015 to 2016 you can do it using the calculators or manually using tax tables.

The figures produced cannot be entered into your payroll software. You can no longer run your payroll manually.

Calculators for calculating PAYE tax and NICs

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You can use these calculators to check your payroll calculations:

Tables for calculating PAYE tax and NICs 2015 to 2016

You can also use the following tables to manually check your payroll calculations:

  1. Taxable pay tables: Calculator method

    • Guidance
  2. Taxable pay tables: Manual method

    • Guidance
  3. CA38: National Insurance contributions tables A, J M and Z

    • Guidance
  4. CA41: National Insurance contributions tables B and C

    • Guidance
  5. CA40: Employees allowed to pay their own National Insurance

    • Guidance
  6. CA42: Foreign-going mariners and deep-sea fishermen

    • Guidance
  7. CA39: Contracted-out salary related pension schemes

    • Guidance
  8. SL3: Student Loan deduction tables

    • Guidance