Are You Paying Too Much National Insurance?

Most people who earn £162 or more per week (or £6,205 or more a year if you’re self-employed) pay National Insurance. If you simply have one PAYE job, National Insurance is often fairly simple. However, there are some aspects that can complicate things and lead to you paying too much.

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How To Register As Self-Employed

If you’re carrying out work or earning money independently (i.e. not as an employee), you need to register as self-employed. You could be a plumber or electrician, someone who sells on eBay or Etsy, or a virtual assistant. However you’re earning money, if it’s not being taxed through PAYE, it needs to be taxed through self-assessment.

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Year End Accounting Checklist

The end of the financial year is a big moment for any company and having everything organised ahead of time can save you a lot of stress and worry. Too many businesses go into crunch time, desperately working to get everything they need to be done before that year-end. Here, we’re going to look at a year end accounting checklist of accounting tasks you have to complete, so you can get to work on them in advance.

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Delays To The Abolishment Of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions

In December 2015, the government revealed a plan for new legislation that would abolish the Class 2 national insurance contributions. They also announced that further NIC changes would be proposed in 2018. Originally, the change was expected to be implemented in 2018. However it has been announced that it will now come into effect one year later, in 2019.

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