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National Insurance Contributions

HM Treasury written question – answered on 3rd November 2014.

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Photo of Guto Bebb Guto Bebb Conservative, Aberconwy

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much revenue in the form of Class 1 National Insurance contributions was collected from people earning less than the threshold for income tax in the 2012-13 tax year.

Photo of Guto Bebb Guto Bebb Conservative, Aberconwy

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much (a) Class 2 and (b) Class 4 National Insurance his Department collected from individuals earning less than the threshold for income tax during the 2012-13 tax year.

Photo of David Gauke David Gauke The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Estimates of the amount of Class 2 National Insurance contributions collected from individuals earning less than the threshold for income tax are not available.

For the tax year 2012-13, £28m of Class 4 National Insurance contributions was collected from individuals with total profits below the income tax threshold of £8,105.

For the tax year 2012-13, £510m of Class 1 National Insurance contributions was collected from individuals with total employment income below the income tax threshold of £8,105.

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