Class 1 NICs : Earnings of employees and office holders : Pensions up to 5th April 2006
Regulation 25 and paragraph 1 of Part VI of Schedule 3 to the Social Security(Contributions) Regulations 2001
Do not include any payment by way of a pension in gross pay for Class 1 NICs purposes.This applies to a pension payable in connection with long service, retirement orill-health and any pension which is commuted to a lump sum.
These payments are excluded from liability for Class 1 NICs under the above provisions.
For details of the Class 1 NICs position on payments made out of a retirement benefitsscheme on or after 6th April 2006, see NIM02700 (contents).