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Statutory Paternity Pay: table of dates for employee entitlement (adoption)

Use these tables to check your employee started with you in time to qualify for paternity pay.

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Use these tables, if you are calculating manually, to check the latest start dates for employment for Statutory Paternity Pay.

Additional Statutory Paternity Pay is no longer available for parents whose adopted children are matched on or after 5 April 2015.

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Published 28 March 2014
Last updated 8 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Rates, allowances and duties have been added for the tax year 2018 to 2019.
  2. Rates, allowances and duties have been added for the tax year 2017 to 2018.
  3. Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2016 to 2017.
  4. The 2015 to 2016 Statutory Paternity Pay Table (adoption) for employers to manually check if an employee started with you in time to qualify for paternity pay is now available.
  5. First published.