Please note that this information is
valid at the time of posting.
National insurance is a scheme where
people in work make payments towards benefits. The payments are called national
insurance contributions and certain benefits are only payable if you meet the
national insurance contribution conditions. National insurance contributions
also go towards the costs of the National Health Service. The national
insurance scheme is administered by the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Insurance contributions are deducted in accordance with government legislation
· The amount you
pay depends on how much you earn
· You must apply
for a National Insurance Number within 30 days from your work commenced date
· If you have
worked in the UK before, and already been issued with the National Insurance
Number you do not need to reapply
· S&A can
make all arrangements for obtaining your National Insurance Number on site
For more details please visit HMRC
Income tax is charged in accordance
with UK government legislation. For more information and current rates please
visit HMRC Website.
Income Tax Refund
If you are only working in the UK for
part of the year you may be able to claim a tax refund on your return home.
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