Freeports: Staff

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered am ar 20 Chwefror 2023.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Baroness Adams of Craigielea Baroness Adams of Craigielea Llafur

To ask His Majesty's Government how many employees at freeports in the UK are excluded from employer National Instance contributions under the Freeport Upper Secondary Threshold.

Photo of Baroness Scott of Bybrook Baroness Scott of Bybrook Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

There is a zero rate of secondary Class 1 national Insurance contributions on the earnings of new employees who spend 60% or more of their working time within Freeport tax sites. This rate can be applied on the earnings of all new hires up to £25,000 per annum from April 2022 and for 36 months per employee.

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