- Course Code: UKVC19NIC
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
When Employees Pay Less than the NIC
Arrangements for pension-related salary sacrifice have become common over the years. They benefit employers and employees alike; however, certain measures should be taken into account when making the arrangements for protection.
Bonus or salary sacrifice arrangements changed in April 2017. However, arrangements related to pensions and related advice, cycle-to-work and childcare under employer support were exempt from the changes.
This course covers salary sacrifices associated with pension contributions.
Firstly, we define the term salary sacrifice and illustrate how it works. The course states various tax-exempted benefits that can also be used with the arrangement.
Next, it explains in detail how salary sacrifice can benefit both employers and employees. It also covers how the arrangement can impact other employee benefits.
The course goes on to explain the role of employee agreement or consent in salary sacrifice. It explains the role of the employer and employee in implementing salary sacrifice and what usually happens. The role of HMRC and pension scheme trustees are also covered.
Finally, we provide information on defined contribution and personal pension and how it can be used with the arrangement.
You Will Learn:
- The meaning of salary sacrifice
- The benefits of salary sacrifice to employers
- The benefit of salary sacrifice to employees
- How salary sacrifice affects other employee benefits
- The role of employers and employees in the agreement
- The support that HMRC and pension scheme trustees provide
- How defined contribution and personal pension are used with the arrangement
Benefits of Taking the Course:
Taking this course will help you understand:
- Salary sacrifice: what it is and what is used for
- How employers and employees benefit from salary sacrifice
- How you can benefit from salary sacrifice
- How employees pay less than the NIC
- How you can reduce PAYE tax or benefit from tax relief
- The role that HMRC and pension scheme trustees play in salary sacrifice
Who can take the When Employees Pay Less than NIC Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the When Employees Pay Less than NIC Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.