Monthly, Weekly, Fortnightly (2 weekly) and Lunar (4 weekly)
By default shows the current tax year but you can also select previous years.
When calculating monthly period 2 we use this to select an effective date before or after the 18th may. Lunar period 8 is calculated using pro-rata bandwidths.
Monthly pay periods range from 01 to 12 with pay period 1 starting on the 6th of April.
Weekly pay periods range from 01 to 53 with pay period 1 starting on the 6th of April and ending on the 12th of April. Period 53 is calculated using week 1 basis.
Fortnightly pay periods start from 02 to 54 in steps of two. Period 54 is calculated using week 2 basis.
Lunar pay periods start from 04 to 56 in steps of four, pay period 56 is calculated using week 4 basis.
Enter a description of the payment and its value. If its not a taxable, un-tick the T in the same row, if its not NI’ able un-tick the N.
Enter deductions in the same way as payments but if the deduction is tax deductible put a tick in T and similar for the NI’ able.
This is where you enter your P45 or totals from the previous period.
Defaults to the emergency tax code for the selected year, and can accept standard suffix codes and K, D, BR, NT, 0T codes.
Note: Codes appended with 'S' use Scottish tax rates, only for tax years from 16/17.
Note: Codes appended with 'C' use Welsh tax rates, only for tax years from 19/20.
Cumulative uses calculation bandwidths from the period entered.
W1/M1 uses period ones bandwidths.
NI Code (Category)
Selects the rate national insurance is calculated at, that reflect your circumstances.
N. Calculate NIC's as an employee
A. Calculate a Director on an annual basis
P. Calculate a Director on a pro-rata basis
Directors national insurance contributions are calculated the same way as an employees, unless there is a change to their NI Category during the year, or this is the last period of the year, then it will be calculated Annually.
If an employee becomes a director in the middle of the year, select P and enter the number of weeks left in the tax year. Example 53, minus weeks worked as an employee.
Exact percentage method for calculating NIC's
Table method for calculating NIC's