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When you’re self-employed, you have to pay your income tax and national insurance contributions yourself in your annual Self Assessment. Our calculator helps you quickly assess how much you owe.
However you may be eligible for a tax refund when:
In your case when you earn £50,000:
You pay no income tax on first £12,570 that you make
You pay £7,286 at basic income tax rate (20%) on the next £36,430
No contributions on the first £9,568 that you make
You pay £3,549 in contributions (at 9%) on the next £39,432 that you make
You pay £159 in NI Class 2 contributions
IR35 for the private sector came into force in April 2021. If you’re found to work within it, you could stand to lose as much as 25% of your income! Check out how to determine your employment status by clicking the button below.
Not 100% where you stand based on IR35? Need a hand understanding where to go for help? Watch this 10(ish) second video about what a tax accountant does.
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