Self Assessment Q&A on 18th January
» Class 2 and pension
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Hi there, thanks for your question.
Class 2 National Insurance is now billed annually via your Self-Assessment tax return and for the current tax year (2017/201 it is charged at a rate of £2.85 per week of self-employment when your profits go over £6025 . If your profits are below this you can choose to pay voluntarily on your return.
For a State Pension Forecast, you can call the Pension Forecast helpline (Department for Work and Pensions) on 0800 731 0175 (8am - 6pm Monday to Friday)
Further info can be found on gov.uk.