The topics covered in this section are:

If you would like an indication of how much tax you should be paying, you can try our online Tax Calculator.

The HM Revenue and Customs site is very comprehensive, and has details of current rates and allowances, as well as some useful calculators for tax credits.

Thanks to the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group for their assistance with the advice in this section.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.

What is WorkSmart?

A career coach that works for everyone.


Enjoy bite-sized activities delivered to you every week.

Lightbulb brain

Equip yourself with essential skills to be the best you yet.


Get the guidance you need to stay focused and reach your goals.

Worksmart circle