Limited Liability: National Insurance

(asked on 5th January 2022) - View Source

Question to the HM Treasury:

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the loss of national insurance contributions in regards to exemptions enjoyed by Limited Liability Partnerships.

Answered by
Lord Agnew of Oulton
This question was answered on 18th January 2022

No such assessment has been carried out as there are no specific National Insurance contributions (NICs) exemptions for members of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP).

Individual members of LLPs are taxed in the same way as partners in a general partnership, paying Class 4 and Class 2 NICs like other partners and self-employed individuals. If members fall within the salaried member rules introduced by the Finance Act 2014 they are taxed as employees, paying Class 1 NICs.

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