Self-Employed Tax Break Canned by Chancellor

Class 2 National Insurance contributions will not be scrapped, the Government has announced, angering the self-employed

James Gard 7 September, 2018 | 10:07AM

The Budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond has dealt a blow to Britain’s millions of self-employed workers by backtracking on promises to scrap Class 2 National Insurance contributions.

The tax had been expected to be abolished at the start of the new tax year in April his year, but was delayed. Now plans have been dropped entirely.

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