Adam Afriyie – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the HM Treasury

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Adam Afriyie on 2016-04-12.

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the implications for his Department’s policies of the report by the Office for Tax Simplification’s, The closer alignment of income tax and national insurance, published in March 2016.

Mr David Gauke

Budget 2016 announced that the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) will review the impacts of moving employee National Insurance Contributions (NICs) to an annual, cumulative and aggregated basis and moving employer NICs to a payroll basis. After this review, the Government will respond in full to the OTS’s review of the closer alignment of income tax and NICs.