Sir John Bourn, head of the NAO, said: "In the meantime these problems will continue to have a significant impact on the Inland Revenue's ability to manage National Insurance contribution debt and the taxpayer is continuing to bear compensation costs for payments made to those individuals who have suffered from delays."
In the UK overall, the number of businesses that have requested a National Insurance Contribution holiday plummeted to a new low of 400 in December 2012, down 44% from the 710 applications made in the same month the year before.
QI've just started work on a self employed basis, when must I start paying National Insurance contributions? AYou should notify HMRC and arrange to pay Class 2 National Insurance contributions of pounds 2.40 per week as soon as you start self-employment.
Now British people of working age pay a heavy burden of taxation and colossal national insurance contributions to fund the health service, but according to Maureen they should also pay extra while the other group I mention get it all for free.