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New Job - Paying too much tax Query?

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New Job - Paying too much tax Query?

Postby sflk74 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:49 pm

Hi All
I have just started s new job at NHS and received my first 2 wage slips and think I am paying too much tax, numbers aren't my strong point but it looks too much to me compared to what I was paying in tax on my last job. I am on Band 2 and it starts off on £15404 per annum.

I have detailed the info below

Tax Code 1185L CUMU
Pensionable Pay £1413.97
Taxable Pay £1342.97
PAYE £267.60
NI A £85.40
NHS Pension 5% £70.68
Car PARK VAT £1.83
Car Parking £9.17

My concern is the £267.60 figure as it seems a little excessive as my take home was £987.97. If anyone is able to shed light on this and assist in any way I would be most grateful.


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Re: New Job - Paying too much tax Query?

Postby greybags1 » Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:16 pm

Your tax code looks ok so it could be that you paid too little tax in previous months and you are playing catch up? If in doubt speak with HMRC.

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