If you have a small business and are self employed (sole trader) you may be entitled to an exemption from Class 2 national insurance – the £2.65 a week that you pay HMRC.
You can apply for a …
Certificate of Small Earnings Exception
Small earnings from your business mean a profit of:
- less than £5,315 for the period from 6 April 2011 to 5 April 2012
- expected to be less than £5,595 in the tax year period from 6 April 2012 to 5 April 2013.
All you need to do is complete a form CF10. It can be found on the HMRC:
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