National Insurance contributions increases from April 2016

FAQs

The detailed FAQs provide information on the abolition of contracting-out as well as State pension reform. They also include examples of the impact of NI changes on staff at different salary levels and a number of links for further information. Please click here to view the FAQs.

You may also find this chart useful based on DMU grades, showing how the increase in contributions is likely to affect your take home pay, based on 2015/16 tax bands:-

 

 

Increase in employee's NI contributions wef April 2016

Salary  & Grade (FTE)

Annual earnings

Mthly earnings

Current (reduced) NI

New (standard) NI

Increase

nb. No NI is due for earnings under £672 per month (8,064 pa)

variable hrs

£10,500

£875.00

£18.91

£24.36

£5.45

variable hrs

£15,000

£1,250.00

£58.66

£69.36

£10.70

C 12

£18,734

£1,561.17

£91.65

£106.70

£15.05

D 16

£20,989

£1,749.08

£111.57

£129.25

£17.68

E 23

£25,769

£2,147.42

£153.79

£177.05

£23.26

F 31

£32,600

£2,716.67

£214.13

£245.36

£31.23

G 35

£36,672

£3,056.00

£250.10

£286.08

£35.98

G37

£38,896

£3,241.33

£269.74

£308.32

£38.58

G 38 & above

£40,082

£3,340.17

£280.27

£320.18

£39.91

nb. The maximum increase is £39.91 per month

 

Enquiries should be directed to the Payroll and Pensions Team.

 
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