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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
Did you know that if you may be able to claim back your laundry expenses for cleaning your work uniform? There’s a flat rate expense for uniform in the 2022/23 tax year.
Not 100% how to tackle expenses? Watch this 10(ish) second video to learn the basics: what they are, how to claim them, and what you can claim.
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