Previous tax years
The standard Personal Allowance from 6 April 2018 to 5 April 2019 was £11,850.
|Tax rate||Taxable income above your Personal Allowance for 2018 to 2019|
|Basic rate 20%||£0 to £34,500
People with the standard Personal Allowance started paying this rate on income over £11,850
|Higher rate 40%||£34,501 to £150,000
People with the standard Personal Allowance started paying this rate on income over £46,351
|Additional rate 45%||Over £150,000|
Example You had £35,000 of taxable income and you got the standard Personal Allowance of £11,850. You paid basic rate tax at 20% on £23,150 (£35,000 minus £11,850).
Other rates and earlier tax years
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) publishes tables with full rates and allowances for current and past tax years.