Finding your National Insurance number

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 with your National...
Self-employed NIC charges

Self-employed NIC charges

There are two types of National Insurance contributions (NICs) payable by the self-employed. These are known as Class 2 NICs and Class 4 NICs. Class 2 NICs are paid by all self-employed taxpayers unless they earn under the Small Profits Threshold (SPT), currently...
NICs after reaching State Pension Age

NICs after reaching State Pension Age

If you have reached the State Pension age and continue to work, in most cases you no longer need to pay employees National Insurance Contributions (NICs). At State Pension age, the requirement to pay Class 1 and Class 2 NICs ceases. However, you will remain...
Claiming the NIC Employment Allowance

Claiming the NIC Employment Allowance

The Employment Allowance allows eligible employers to reduce their National Insurance liability. The allowance increased to £4,000 (was £3,000) from 6 April 2020. An employer can claim less than the maximum if this will cover their total Class 1 NIC...