Detail of feedback received
This document is a summary of the responses received to this consultation. There was strong support for reforming self-employed National Insurance contributions. The government will consider these comments in more detail and provide an update at Budget 2014.
This consultation ran from to
This consultation looks at the option of collecting Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) alongside Class 4 NICs and income tax through the Self Assessment process.
No decisions have been taken that commits collecting Class 2 NICs through Self Assessment. This consultation seeks to test whether collecting Class 2 NICs alongside income tax and Class 4 NICs would be simpler and reduce the administrative burden on the self-employed community.
This consultation is aimed at self-employed people, agents who act on the behalf of self-employed people and bodies that represent self-employed people.