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From your dashboard you will be able to view your payslip, this will show either the value of your invoice(s) that we have received cleared funds for, or your living wage for the period worked if we have not received funds before the end of the month. You will also see a payment summary sheet, which details timesheet details that you have issued, allocation of receipts and a breakdown of the taxes.

Company Income Received

1. Company Income and Costs
This is the total timesheet value Contractor Umbrella received from your Agency/End Client.

2. Private Pension
This is the Pension Contribution made into your SIPP. If you are paying into the group workplace scheme with Scottish Widows, any amount over and above auto enrolment (shown as employers contribution and employees contribution) will show here.

3. Apprenticeship Levy
This is the amount Contractor Umbrella pays HMRC for the Apprenticeship Levy fee. This is at a rate of 0.5% and is due on all salary payments made by Contractor Umbrella. This amount is included within the contract rate.

4. Employers NI
The total NI paid by Contractor Umbrella. This amount is included within the contract rate.

5. Employer’s Pension
The Employer’s contribution paid into your workplace pension by Contractor Umbrella. This amount is included within the contract rate.

Assignment Rate(s)
Units = The number of days/hours worked.
Rate = The agreed rate with your Agency/End Client. TOTAL = The total of the rate x units worked. Agency/Description = Agency/End Client Name. Weekend Date = The period the work was completed.

Employee Name = Your Name.
Employee Number = Unique payroll number to identify you.
NI Number = National Insurance Number.
Tax Code = The Tax Code applied to your payroll by instruction from HMRC.
Pay Date = Date funds paid to you.
Periods = The number of pay periods the payslip covers and how many periods of allowances have been used.

Basic Rate = The element of your pay used to calculate the National Minimum Wage level. Holiday Pay = 12.07% of your GROSS taxable pay.
Additional Taxable Wage = The remainder of your income outside of NMW and Holiday pay, paid to you.
Pension (Salary Sacrifice)* = Workplace pension contributions *This figure is in (brackets) as it is a deduction made to your pay. It is not currently included on the deductions side of the payslip but the brackets indicate that it is a minus figure.

PAYE (Income Tax) = Tax paid on your salary.
Employees NIC = National Insurance Contributions you pay on your salary.
Net Pay Already Processed* = Amounts already paid to you as an advance payment (if applicable) or if you have been paid already in the same tax period.

Contractor Umbrella
PAYE Reference = Contractor umbrella’s unique Employers PAYE reference Number. Tax Period = Week or Month of the tax year. The tax year starts from 6th April. Period Ending = Tax Period the payment falls into.
Pay Frequency = How often you are paid.

This period
Total taxable pay = Amount paid to you on this payslip
Earnings for NIC’s = Amount included in the NIC calculations for this payslip. Expenses = Total of any expenses paid to you in this period.
NET Payment – Amount paid into your bank

Year to Date
Total Taxable Pay = Total salary received since 6th April.
Total NIable Pay = Total amount included in the NIC calculations PAYE Income Tax = Total PAYE tax paid since 6th April
National Insurance = Total National Insurance paid since 6th April.

Why Choose Contractor Umbrella?

Contractor Umbrella is the hassle-free, straight talking umbrella company that provides umbrella employment for UK based contractors and freelancers. Independently voted as the best umbrella company by the readers of Contractor UK.

As one of the most trusted umbrella companies in the UK, we guarantee our employees peace of mind, absolute compliance and complete security. We are one of the longest standing and most respected umbrella companies in the UK.

If you’d like to find out more, call us on 01206 591 000 or request a call back by completing our online form.

Benefits of working through Contractor Umbrella;

  • Fast and easy registration –  be ready to work in 24 hours, simply register online and we’ll take care of the rest.
  • Calculate your take home pay – use our online calculator to find out how much you could be taking home through Contractor Umbrella.
  • Same day payments – We offer same day payments as standard providing funds are received into our account by 9am, for no additional fee.
  • Our Service Guarantee – is our guarantee that you will be looked after at every step of the way.
  • Flexible Limited Company accountancy – when you sign up to our sister company Dolan Accountancy, you can transfer to Contractor Umbrella when umbrella employment better suits or your assignment sits inside IR35.
  • Employee Benefits at Contractor Umbrella there are many benefits available to you as our employee including Childcare Vouchers, our Employee Rewards Scheme, Group Pension Scheme, Foreign Currency Exchange, Contractor Accommodation, Contractor Mortgages and much more.
  • Expert Contractor Support Team – Every employee of Contractor Umbrella has access to our expert Contractor Support Team who are available to deal with any queries that you may have. You can get in touch with the Contractor Support Team, through the online chat, by email or by telephone.
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