Self-employed and director-shareholders targeted in search for fairness

The national insurance rates for self-employed people will be increased next year as Chancellor Philip Hammond sought to redress unfairness to workers in employment.

The abolition of Class 2 NICs for self-employed people, announced by former Chancellor George Osborne in 2016 and due to take effect in 2018, will remain.

However, when the Class 2 NIC is abolished, the main rate of Class 4 NICs for the self-employed will increase by 1% to 10%, with a further 1% increase in April 2019.

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