HMRC Update regarding National Insurance and the new Health and Social Care Levy

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement earlier this week, we now have a little more information regarding the proposed NI increase from April 2022.

In April 2022, National Insurance contributions will increase by 1.25% for one year only.  This will apply to NI for employees, employers and the self-employed.  Those above State Pension Age will not be affected by the April 2022 change.

From April 2023, a new ring-fenced Health & Social Care Levy of 1.25% will be introduced, which will apply to employees, employers, the self-employed and those over State Pension age who are in work.  At this time, National Insurance contributions will revert to the current levels.

All of this will be run through the payroll in the usual way and payment will be included as part of your monthly PAYE contributions.

This information is as much as we have at the present time and we will update you all as and when we have further news.

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