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Earnings thresholds for the current tax year

Pay reference period
2017 - 2018 Annual 1 week Fortnight 4 weeks 1 month 1 quarter Bi-annual
Lower level of qualifying earnings £5,876 £113 £226 £452 £490 £1,469 £2,938
Earnings trigger for automatic enrolment £10,000 £192 £384 £768 £833 £2,499 £4,998
Upper level of qualifying earnings £45,000 £866 £1,731 £3,462 £3,750 £11,250 £22,500

Earnings thresholds for previous tax years

Pay reference period
2016 - 2017 Annual 1 week Fortnight 4 weeks 1 month 1 quarter Bi-annual
Lower level of qualifying earnings £5,824 £112 £224 £448 £486 £1,456 £2,912
Earnings trigger for automatic enrolment £10,000 £192 £384 £768 £833 £2,499 £4,998
Upper level of qualifying earnings £43,000 £827 £1,654 £3,308 £3,583 £10,750 £21,500

Pay reference period
2015 - 2016 Annual 1 week Fortnight 4 weeks 1 month 1 quarter Bi-annual
Lower level of qualifying earnings £5,824 £112 £224 £448 £486 £1,456 £2,912
Earnings trigger for automatic enrolment £10,000 £192 £384 £768 £833 £2,499 £4,998
Upper level of qualifying earnings £42,385 £815 £1,631 £3,261 £3,532 £10,597 £21,193

Pay reference period
2014 - 2015 Annual 1 week Fortnight 4 weeks 1 month 1 quarter Bi-annual
Lower level of qualifying earnings £5,772 £111 £222 £444 £481 £1,443 £2,886
Earnings trigger for automatic enrolment £10,000 £192 £384 £768 £833 £2,499 £4,998
Upper level of qualifying earnings £41,865 £805 £1,611 £3,221 £3,489 £10,467 £20,933

Pay reference period
2013 - 2014 Annual 1 week Fortnight 4 weeks 1 month 1 quarter Bi-annual
Lower level of qualifying earnings £5,668 £109 £218 £436 £473 £1,417 £2,834
Earnings trigger for automatic enrolment £9,440 £182 £364 £727 £787 £2,360 £4,720
Upper level of qualifying earnings £41,450 £797 £1,594 £3,188 £3,454 £10,363 £20,725

Pay reference period
2012 - 2013 Annual 1 week Fortnight 4 weeks 1 month 1 quarter 4 monthly Bi-annual
Lower level of qualifying earnings £5,564 £107 £214 £428 £464 £1,391 £1,855 £2,782
Earnings trigger for automatic enrolment £8,105 £156 £312 £624 £676 £2,027 £2,702 £4,053
Upper level of qualifying earnings £42,475 £817 £1,634 £3,268 £3,540 £10,619 £14,159 £21,238
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