This income tax calculator for Scotland calculates your PAYE based on your Fortnightly income. The calculator then provides an annual overview so you can see how much PAYE, NICS, ENICS and pension you pay throughout the tax year. This Fortnightly Salary and PAYE calculator is purely for those subject to PAYE rules and regulation within Scotland which has a different income tax policy on personal income tax rates and thresholds to the rest of the UK. For all other areas of the UK, please use the UK Income Tax Calculator
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iCalculator Scottish Income Tax Calculator is updated for the 2023/24 tax year. You can calculate your take home pay based on your gross income, PAYE, NI and tax for 2023/24. Simply enter your annual salary and click calculate or switch to the advanced tax calculator to review employers national insurance payments, income tax deductions and PAYE tax commitments for Scotland.
Your tax code will have the prefix S applied, your tax code should be displayed on your payslip, P60 and any associated pension documents that you receive.
If you complete a self assessment tax return you will continue to complete the details about your tax situation and financial factors as normal. There will be a separate box which indicates that you pay Scottish income tax. When checking this box, the HMRC self assessment team will know that you should be taxed using the Scottish income tax rates for 2023/24 (or any other tax year if filing a self assessment for a different tax year).
Scottish PAYE and Tax calculations can seem complex, the following are taken into consideration when calculating salary and take home pay:
Top Tip: Did you know you can legally reduce your National Insurance bill and increase your take home pay?