Class 1A NICs are paid by employers in respect of most benefits in kind provided to employees such as a company car. There is no employee...
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NIC relief if employing veterans
A new National Insurance Contributions (NICs) holiday for employers who hire former members of Her Majesty (HM) armed forces came into force on 6 April 2021.
Self-employed NIC changes
In the recent Spring Statement, a significant increase in the National Insurance Threshold from £9,880 to £12,570 was announced. This increase will see the alignment of the Primary Threshold (PT) for Class 1 NICs and Lower Profits Limit (LPL) for
Increase in National Insurance from April 2022
We would like to remind our readers that the increases in National Insurance Contributions (NIC) of 1.25% – first announced last year – will take effect from April 2022. These increases will be ring-fenced to provide funding for the NHS, health and
Gaps in NIC records
National Insurance credits can help qualifying applicants fill gaps in their National Insurance records. This can assist taxpayers to build the number of qualifying years of National Insurance contributions which can increase the amount of benefits a
Class 1 NIC changes extend to Class 1A contributions
It is important to bear in mind that the 1.25% increase in National Insurance contributions (NICs) for 2022-23 will apply to National Insurance Class 1 and Class 4 contributions from April 2022.
Finding your National Insurance number
If you have lost or forgotten your National Insurance number you should try and locate the number on paperwork such as your tax return, payslip or P60. You can also login to your personal tax account to view, download, print, save or share a letter
UK tax crackdown: guidance to IR35 legislation changes
UK pharma group GlaxoSmithKline found itself at the centre of a tax crackdown after authorities accused nearly 1,500 of its self-employed contractors of being “disguised employees”. This blog explains the changes to legislation and the HMRC crackdown on standalone contractors and designating them as employees.