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National Insurance Contributions

 
Continuing our series of basic informative articles Gordon Faragher Financial Training Company looks at National Insurance Contributions
 
National Insurance contributions are administered by the National Insurance Contributions Office (NICO) which is part of the Inland Revenue. Though initially devised as a means of funding the welfare state it should be recognised that NICs are now in reality merely an extra income tax charge on earned income.
 
Contribution law recognises two classes of earners: the employed and the self-employed.
Who pays each class?
 
The scope is summarised in Table 1.
 
Table 1: Who pays what?

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