The CIPP's Payroll Reference Book

The CIPP’s Payroll Reference Book contains as much information on payroll as you will need during the tax year, and is considered the ‘payroll bible’ by those in the industry already using it.

Owned and published by The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals, the book is written and updated by industry leaders and offers a wealth of information to help you during the tax year including: 

  • Advisory fuel rates
  • Children vouchers
  • Key dates
  • National Insurance - including details on all classes, historical data and future developments
  • PAYE settlement agreements
  • Payroll definitions and obligations
  • Statutory payments including entitlements, rates, exclusions, guidance and penalties
  • Tax information including annual allowances and tax codes

The book contains a comprehensive list of useful organisations, websites, helplines and publications.

This reference book is an invaluable resource to anyone working in payroll, pensions and reward.

Want extra copies? You can buy the 2022-23 Payroll Reference Book online

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Access the book online

CIPP members (associate level and above) can also access the book in the MyCIPP area of the website.

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CIPP tax pack

Associate, full, fellow and Chartered members receive the pack annually as part of their benefit package. This invaluable pack is updated and issued after the Budget and the new tax year.


"A big THANK YOU for sending my CIPP tax pack. The compact reference book was a lovely surprise."

Jane Foster MCIPPdip


"I would like to thank you for compiling such a wonderful pack. There are no words which can describe The Compact Payroll Reference Book. It literally covers everything under the sun regarding Payroll."



"Its ideal size and you can find most things very easily, I use it ALOT!"

Joanne Saville MCIPP