National Insurance Tag

Below is a summary of George Osborne’s 2015 budget, who promised a “No giveaways, no gimmicks” budget. Income tax The tax-free personal allowance to rise from £10,600 in 2015-6 to £10,800 in 2016-7 and £11,000 in 2017-8. The threshold at which people start paying 40p income tax to...

Key Features Employers are required to make secondary Class 1 national insurance contributions (NICs) for their employees. From April 2014 every UK business will be allowed an annual employment allowance of £2,000 to offset against their employer NIC liability. This allowance will be mainly beneficial to small...