UK Salary After Tax Calculator

Understanding Your Tax Rates in England and Scotland

Welcome to the UK Salary After Tax Calculator! This tool is designed to help you easily understand and calculate your take-home salary after tax deductions in both England and Scotland. Here’s a guide on how the income tax rates and bands work in these regions for the tax year 2023-2024.

Income Tax in England

In England, the amount of income tax you pay depends on your earnings and falls into different bands. Here’s a quick overview:

  • Personal Allowance: Up to £12,570 – 0% tax
    • This is the amount of income not subject to tax.
  • Basic Rate: £12,571 to £50,270 – 20% tax
    • You pay 20% on earnings within this band.
  • Higher Rate: £50,271 to £125,140 – 40% tax
    • This rate applies to the higher segment of your earnings.
  • Additional Rate: Over £125,140 – 45% tax
    • The highest tax rate for top earners.

Note: You do not receive a Personal Allowance if your taxable income exceeds £125,140. Note Information is based on HMRC website data.

Income Tax in Scotland

Scottish taxpayers have slightly different bands and rates:

  • Personal Allowance: Up to £12,570 – 0% tax
    • Same as in England, this is your tax-free allowance.
  • Starter Rate: £12,571 to £14,732 – 19% tax
    • A unique rate for lower earners in Scotland.
  • Basic Rate: £14,733 to £25,688 – 20% tax
    • Similar to England’s basic rate but for a different income range.
  • Intermediate Rate: £25,689 to £43,662 – 21% tax
    • A specific rate for middle-income earners in Scotland.
  • Higher Rate: £43,663 to £125,140 – 42% tax
    • Higher than England’s higher rate.
  • Top Rate: Over £125,140 – 47% tax
    • The highest tax bracket in Scotland.

Note: Scottish taxpayers do not receive a Personal Allowance on income over £125,140. Note Information is based on HMRC website data

How to Use the Calculator

  1. Enter Your Salary: Input your gross salary to start the calculation.
  2. Select Your Region: Choose between England or Scotland to apply the correct tax rates.
  3. View Your Results: The calculator will display your net salary after tax deductions.

Why This Calculator?

  • Accuracy: Reflects the latest tax rates for 2023-2024.
  • Ease of Use: Simple interface for quick calculations.
  • Region-Specific: Tailored results for both English and Scottish tax systems.


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