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NATIONAL INSURANCE WILL INCREASE TO 13.25 PERCENT IN APRIL, despite campaigners’ calls to postpone the increase.
The news that millions of Britons’ National Insurance (NI) contributions will rise in April has enraged campaigners, who argue that it should be scrapped because taxpayers are already struggling to make ends meet in “the year of the squeeze.”
Furthermore, beginning next year, those who have reached the age of state pension will be required to pay the levy.
The government’s plans to raise NI contributions to 13.25 percent in April this year appear to be on track, according to campaigners such as the Taxpayers Alliance.
Commentators are enraged that the proposals have not been shelved, despite the fact that millions of households are already struggling and that energy bills are expected to rise even more.
They are pressuring MPs to delay their pay raise for another year; they currently earn £81,932 per year, but this could rise to £84,000.
“Now is not the time for MPs to get a pay rise,” said John O’Connell, Chief Executive of the Taxpayers’ Alliance.
Thousands of people with disabilities and long-term health conditions are missing out on PIP, according to the DWP.
“Politicians’ pay should be tied to the country’s economic performance to demonstrate that we’re all in this together,” he continued.
A decision on MPs’ pay raises is expected soon.
It was dropped last year, but there’s no guarantee it won’t happen again.
In real terms, the increase in National Insurance taxes will cost the average worker an extra £255 per year in taxes.
In addition, the 1.25 percent Health and Social Care levy will be paid by pensioners who are already struggling to make ends meet.
Both employed and self-employed Britons will be subject to the new 13.25 percent rate.
In real terms, this means that a £20,000-a-year employee will have to pay an additional £130.
On a £50,000 salary, an extra £505 must be found.
Those earning less than £9,564 per year will be exempt from the increase.
Millions of workers, including those who have reached the age of state pension, will be affected beginning in April 2023.
The change will generate £12 billion in annual revenue to help pay for social costs.
These plans have enraged retirees, who have taken to this website to express their dissatisfaction.
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