Tax Matters

Tax information for employees.

The Payroll Office liaises with HM Revenue & Customs and is responsible for deducting income tax from employees' salaries.

 University PAYE tax reference


The University’s PAYE tax reference is 961/2401398.


Our subsidiary companies tax references are:

Edinburgh Innovations Ltd - 961/2959369

EU Press Ltd - 961/KZ83562

UoE Accommodation Ltd (Arcadia) - 475/FB02706


The HM Revenue & Customs office which deals with the University is:

Tax Office for Individuals

  • HM Revenue & Customs

Contact details



Pay As You Earn
HM Revenue and Customs

Post Code


You can calculate what your tax and national insurance based on your earnings (post salary sacrifice deductions) using the HMRC tools.

Links below:

Tax:   HM Revenue & Customs: PAYE-0 (

NI:     HM Revenue & Customs: Class1NICs-1 (

Your payslip will inform you of your current tax code and NI category.