2. Previous tax years
The standard Personal Allowance from 6 April 2016 to 5 April 2017 was £11,000.
|Tax rate||Taxable income above your Personal Allowance for 2016 to 2017|
|Basic rate 20%||£0 to £32,000
People with the standard Personal Allowance started paying this rate on income over £11,000
|Higher rate 40%||£32,001 to £150,000
People with the standard Personal Allowance started paying this rate on income over £43,000
|Additional rate 45%||Over £150,000|
Example You had £35,000 of taxable income and you got the standard Personal Allowance of £11,000. You paid basic rate tax at 20% on £24,000 (£35,000 minus £11,000).
Other rates and earlier tax years
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) publishes tables with full rates and allowances for current and past tax years.