£1,550 After Tax Explained

Now let's see how we've calculated your tax on your £1,550 income.

  • You have a tax free personal allowance of £12,500 (for earnings between Apr 2019-Apr 2020) – this means that on £12,500 from your salary you won’t pay any tax.
  • As your total yearly earnings of £1,550 are below this personal allowance, you will pay no tax on your income.
  • However, even if you pay no tax, you might still have to pay National Insurance on some part of your £1,550 income.
  • Please note: There are different tax rules for Scotland. To calculate you tax and net pay for Scotland, please use our advanced tax calculator.

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National Insurance Explained

Apart from income tax, you might also need to pay National Insurance if you earn above £8,632 this financial year (or above £719/month).

  • In your case, as your total yearly income of £1,550 is below this threshold, it means that you'll pay no National Insurance either. This is how National Insurance works in the financial year 2019-2020:
  • Here is how NI brackets Works in the UK:
  • You have a NI free earning bracket - you won't have to pay NI for the first £8,632 that you are earning in a year. If you earn above this sum: 12% NI on the earnings between £8,632 and £50,000
  • You’ll pay 12% NI on the earnings between £8,632 and £50,000
  • You’ll pay 2% NI on the earnings above £50,000

£1,550 Yearly Salary Illustration

£ 1,550 after tax break-down

Year Month Week Day Hour
Gross income £1,550 £129 £30 £6.00 £0.75
Personal allowance £12,500 £1,042 £240 £48.00 £6.00
Total taxable £0 £0 £0 £0.00 £0.00
Tax £0 £0 £0 £0.00 £0.00
National insurance £0 £0 £0 £0.00 £0.00
Net pay £1,550 £129 £30 £6.00 £0.75



Payslip for £1,550 salary

This is how your payslip looks like, if you earn £1,550 per year.

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Employee No
015
Employee Name
Boris Johnson
Process Date
04/Apr/2020
National Insurance Number
NH000000F
Payments
Salary
Units
6.00
Rate
0.75
Amount
129
Deductions
PAYE Tax
National Insurance
Amount
0
0
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