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The two classes of national insurance (NIC) payable by the self-employed will be merged into one class from 6 April 2019.
For reasons lost in the mists of time, self-employed individuals pay two types of national insurance contributions (NIC): Class 2 and Class 4. Class 2 is charged at £148.20 per year (for 2017-18), and is only payable if your annual profits are £6,025 or more. Class 4 NIC is calculated as 9% of your profits […]