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Income Tax

Check you’re paying the right amount of Income Tax.
Use this service to estimate how much Income Tax you should have paid for a previous tax year.Click Here to Calculate.

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Company Car Calculator

Calculate the company car tax charge based on a car’s taxable value and CO2 rating. As an employer, if you provide company cars or fuel for your employees’ private use, you’ll need to work out the taxable value so you can report this to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Private use’ includes employees’ journeys between home and work, unless they’re travelling to a temporary place of work.

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Budget for your Self Assessment tax bill if you're self-employed

Use the self-employed ready reckoner to budget for your Self Assessment tax bill for the 2015 to 2016 tax year. Enter your estimated weekly or monthly profit to get an idea of how much Income Tax, Class 2 and Class 4 National Insurance you’ll pay..

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Income Tax and National Insurance contributions

Estimate how much Income Tax and National Insurance contributions you can expect to pay on your income – and find out how this money gets spent by the Government. The calculator is aimed at people who pay tax through Pay As You Earn (the system used by employers and pension providers to deduct tax from your wages or pension). It's free and easy to use.

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Calculate your employee’s National Insurance contributions

If you are checking your payroll calculations or running a ‘what if’ calculation for the tax year 2015 to 2016 you can do it using the calculators or manually using tax tables. The figures produced cannot be entered into your payroll software. You can no longer run your payroll manually..

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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

Work out how much SDLT you need to pay when buying or transferring land or property Use this calculator to work out your SDLT for: Residential freehold or leasehold property transactions Non-residential (including mixed) freehold or leasehold property transactions.


The week Facebook's value plunged $58bn

Social media giant faces ire of politicians, investors, clients and users after historic data breach

Prezzo restaurant group to close 94 outlets

The group's owner is closing 94 outlets including Prezzo, Cleaver, Mexico and Chimichanga restaurants.

Baselworld: Tag Heuer chief takes swipe and his industry

Tag Heuer and Hublot watches chief Jean-Claude Biver says his industry must embrace Apple not reject it.

Cambridge Analytica offices searched over data storage

A judge grants the Information Commissioner a warrant after claims the firm misused Facebook data.

Lords seek rethink on UK passport contract

The award of the contract to a Franco-Dutch firm will have an adverse effect on UK industry, peers say.

Elon Musk pulls Tesla and SpaceX from Facebook

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has the official Facebook pages for his Tesla and SpaceX companies deleted.

Next admits toughest trading period 'for 25 years'

Profits at the retailer fall after a "challenging year" when it suffered "self-inflicted errors".

Former Blockbuster owner Wayne Huizenga dies at 80

The college dropout made his fortune in waste disposal before he owned the video store chain.