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Tax cut plans for self-employed abandoned

The Government has abandoned plans to scrap 'class 2' national insurance contributions – meaning around three million self-employed workers will lose out on a tax cut of over £150 per year.

7 September 2018

Scrapping of class 2 national insurance payments delayed until 2019

The Treasury has postponed the scrapping of 'class 2' national insurance contributions until April 2019

3 November 2017

Eligible for carer's credit? Don't put your state pension at risk by not claiming it

Up to 230,000 unpaid carers are putting their state pension in jeopardy by not claiming carer's credit

13 June 2017

National insurance hike for self-employed axed in Budget U-turn

Plans to raise national insurance rates payable by the self-employed have been scrapped by Chancellor Philip Hammond

15 March 2017

Budget 2017: Self-employed face hike in class 4 national insurance payments

The Chancellor has announced in today's Budget that class 4 NI rates will increase to 10% (currently 9%) from April 2018

8 March 2017

U-turn on training tax refunds for NHS psychologists

HMRC has halted tax payouts to clinical psychologists after deciding they aren't covered by special reclaim rules

6 March 2017

Grandparents who help with childcare at risk of missing out on full state pension – act NOW to protect it

Thousands of grandparents who've given up work to look after their grandchildren could be missing out on a pension boost

18 January 2017

Parents of young children, act now to protect your FULL state pension entitlement

New parents are missing out on national insurance credits because they're failing to claim child benefit

12 November 2016

10,000s of NHS staff facing tax reclaim chaos

More than 16,000 NHS workers who overpaid tax and national insurance while training have applied for a refund

4 November 2016

HMRC plans 'penalty points' system for those who miss tax returns deadline

The Government's proposing new penalties for those who are late filing their tax returns or paying their tax bill

17 August 2016

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