Tax codes made easy

At first glance, tax codes can seem horribly complicated. However, they aren't as mystifying as they may initially appear. It’s well worth getting to grips with what yours actually means, because it determines how much tax is deducted each time you are paid. You can find out what your tax code is by logging in and clicking on My Account. We explain the most common codes here but if you don't see yours listed, check gov.uk instead. Choose your tax code: