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Can you claim the Employment Allowance for 2021/22?

Employment allowance

The Employment Allowance is a National Insurance allowance that enables eligible employers to reduce their employers’ (secondary) Class 1 National Insurance bill by up to £4,000. However, not all employers can benefit – there are some important exclusions. Eligible employers To qualify, the employer’s Class 1 National Insurance liabilities for 2020/21 must be less than … Read more

Personal and family companies – Optimal salary for 2021/22

Optimal salary for 2021/22

A popular profit extraction strategy for shareholders in personal and family companies is to pay a small salary and to extract further profits as dividends. The optimal salary will depend on whether the employment allowance is available to shelter any employer’s National Insurance liability that may arise. Preserving pension entitlement One of the main advantages … Read more