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What do the NI rate cuts mean for you?

15th January 2024
What do the NI rate cut changes mean for both the employed and the self-employed? And what action do you need to take, if any?  Natasha Crockatt from our Payroll team explains below. Classes 2 & 4 currently The self-employed currently pay two classes of NI contributions – Class 2 and Class 4. Class 2...
Joanne Gibson, Partner JRWCA

Do you check your NI contributions?

6th September 2023
NI contributions are crucial to your entitlement to the state pension and other benefits, so it’s a very good idea to keep a close eye on them. But how can you identify and check if you’ve overpaid or underpaid contributions?  Head of Payroll Department Joanne Gibson brings you up to date. Whilst HMRC keeps a...

Tax-efficient rewards for multiple directorships

26th March 2019
As an alternative to salary or dividends, benefits in kind are a potentially tax-efficient option for directors, especially those of multiple companies. But what’s the advantage and when can you use it? Brona MacDougall takes a closer look. Most tax experts will tell you that dividends are the most tax-efficient form of income for director...