Rates and Thresholds

By April 6, 2018Budget

Guide to Rates and Thresholds for 2018/19 Tax Year

(to aid employers – not for use for processing payroll)

Tax Rates

Showing each portion of a monthly salary and the tax rate that may be applied to it.
Based on a monthly paid employee with an 1185L tax code and month 1 (not a Scottish tax code)

Rate Monthly Pay
Tax Free Allowance  Up to £987.50
20% £988 – £3 862.50
40% £3 863 – £13 487.50
45% Above £13 489

Based on a monthly paid employee with an 1185L Scottish tax code and month 1

Rate Monthly Pay
Tax Free Allowance Up to £987.50
19% £988 – £1 154.17
20% £1 154.17 – £2 000
21% £2 001 – £3619.17
41% £3 620 – £13 487.50
46% Above £13 489

 

Auto-Enrolment

Monthly
Automatic Enrolment Earnings Trigger £833
Qualifying Earnings £503 – £3863

 

National Insurance

Monthly
Lower Earnings Limit £503
Employee Starts to Pay NI £702
Employer Starts to Pay NI £702
Upper Earnings Limit (employee contributions fall to 2%) £3863

 

National Minimum Wage

Hourly Rate
National Living Wage (over 25) £7.83
Aged 21 – 24 £7.38
Aged 18 – 20 £5.90
Aged 16 – 17 £4.20
Apprentice Rate £3.70

 

Statutory Payments

Weekly
Sick Pay £92.05
Maternity Pay (weeks 7 – 39) £145.18

 

The above rates are a guide only and subject to change and interpretation.  Please visit HMRC for up to date information.

 

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