Payroll 2020-21 Textbook pt1

Key Details

This first book from our two-part payroll textbook series covers the ICB Level 2 Certificate in Payroll Administration syllabus.

Tax year: 2020/21

This content is also examined in the Level 3 Diploma in Payroll Management for which you will need to study both part 1 and part 2.


The comprehensive self-study textbook is split into chapters with clear learning outcomes. You'll find practical activities together with model answers, allowing you to check your learning as you go. All concepts are explained in a clear fashion with many examples provided.

Payroll 2020/21 – part 1 (Level 2) textbook

Part 1 covers the underpinning knowledge needed to understand the basics of calculating payroll figures. The topics covered are: an introduction to payroll concepts, calculating gross pay; NICs; tax codes and PAYE (including tax for Scottish and Welsh residents) and the calculation of net pay and the methods of paying staff.

It is also the first of two comprehensive books covering the syllabus for the ICB Level 3 Diploma in Payroll Management.

If you plan to take the Level 2 Certificate in Payroll Administration exam (not compulsory but recommended) don't forget you can practise with our online mocks to familiarise yourself with the exam platform and the style of exam questions.

The price includes shipping to the UK only, please contact ICB for shipping costs to other countries. Textbooks are dispatched via Parcelforce every Tuesday. Orders received after 9am on Tuesdays will be sent on the following Tuesday.