Information on Payslip Templates

Specific information has to be included on a payslip by law, and should be included on any template. An employer might include other information as needed by the business, or requested by the employees. It is important to check carefully that all business and personal details are included in the template.

Gross Pay: Total monthly, or weekly, pay before deductions.

Inland Revenue Income Tax: This must be included on the payslip and uses your tax code to calculate the amount due.

National Insurance: This must be shown on the payslip.

Pension Contribution: Any pension scheme deductions.

Net Pay: The amount an employee receives.

Tax Code: The code that is applicable to the employee, issued by the Inland Revenue.

Employee Number: May be added by the employer for admin purposes.

National Insurance Number: Often shown on the payslip.

Different information can be included on the payslip. Ensure that the payslip you use shows the correct information. Check our page What's on a Payslip for more information.