Business tax – guidance

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.


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.

Use our maternity and paternity pay calculator