Important Reminder: National Insurance contributions for Apprentices

Aware you aware that employers of apprentices under the age of 25 aren’t required to pay secondary Class 1 (employer) National Insurance contributions?

Since 6th April 2016, employers of apprentices under the age of 25 are no longer required to pay secondary Class 1 (employer) National Insurance contributions (NIC) on earnings up to the Upper Earnings Limit (currently £43,000 or £827 a week), for those employees.

This is up to a 13.8% saving on everything the apprentice earns over £8,424 a year for the employers of apprentices.

The apprentice must be under 25 years old and following an approved UK government statutory apprenticeship framework or standard

To find out if you’re eligible, what information you need or for more information check out the gov.uk site.

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