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Tax codes for employees

The P9X form is used to notify employers of tax codes to use for employees. The latest version of the form has just been published and shows the tax codes to use from 6 April 2022. The forms states that the basic personal allowance for the tax year starting 6 April 2022 will, as expected, be £12,570 (£12,570 2021-22) and this means that the tax code for emergency use will remain at 1257L.

The basic rate limit will be £37,700 (£37,700 2021-22) except for those defined as Scottish taxpayers who have a lower basic rate limit as well as an intermediate rate. The new form P9X is available online on GOV.UK to download or print.

The P9X (2022) form also includes information to help employers in the new tax year. The document reminds employers that have new employees starting work between 6 April and 24 May 2022, and who provide you with a P45, to follow the instructions at www.gov.uk/new-employee

Tax codes for employees

The P9X form is used to notify employers which tax codes to use for employees. The latest version of the form has just been published and shows the tax codes to use from 6 April 2021. The forms states that the basic personal allowance for the tax year starting 6 April 2021 will be £12,570 (£12,500 in 2020-21) and this means that the tax code for emergency use will be 1257L.

The basic rate limit will be £37,700 (£37,500 in 2021-21) except for those defined as Scottish taxpayers who have a lower basic rate limit as well as an intermediate rate. Note, that the Income Tax rates and thresholds for 2021-22 are subject to confirmation at the budget.

As a result of the increase in the basic personal allowance, there will be a general uplift of tax codes with suffix 'L' which have increased by 7. Employers should therefore add 7 to any tax code ending in L, for example 1250L will become 1257L. The new form P9X is available online on GOV.UK to download or print.

The P9X (2021) form also includes information to help employers in the new tax year. The document reminds employers that have new employees starting work between 6 April and 24 May 2021 and who provide you with a P45 to follow the instructions at www.gov.uk/new-employee

Tax codes for employees

The P9X form is used to notify employers of the tax code to use for employees. The form shows the tax codes to use from 6 April 2019. The basic Personal Allowance for the tax year starting 6 April 2019 will be £12,500 and the tax code for emergency will be 1250L. The basic rate limit is £37,500 except for those defined as Scottish taxpayers who have a lower basic rate limit as well as an intermediate rate.

As a result of the increase in the basic Personal Allowance, there will be a general uplift of tax codes with suffix ‘L’ which have increased by 65. Employers should add 65 to any tax code ending in L, for example 1185L will become 1250L. The new form P9X is available online on GOV.UK to download or print.

The P9X (2019) form also includes information to help employers in the new tax year. The document reminds employers that have new employees starting work between 6 April and 24 May 2019 and who provide you with a P45 to follow the instructions atwww.gov.uk/new-employee

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