How do I determine whether to pay class 2 or class 3 voluntary national insurance contributions if living in the EU?
I have a property in the UK, permanent residency etc. and have lived abroad due to medical treatment reasons, but have not been paying NI contributions since leaving the job in August 2018. I meet all the criteria to pay voluntary contributions to fill the gap, up until leaving the job and the UK I was employed for at least 3 years and so on and the question is, how is it determined whether to pay class 2 or class 3 contributions? I meet all the criteria to pay class 2, but for example how are class 3 contributions calculated? I am ill and living abroad, not working, not getting any benefits, just my family take care of me. Thanks for any help
- TavyLv 71 month ago
I looked it up for you. Class 2 is for the self employed.
Class 3 is voluntary contributions, this is the one you need if not working. You can arrange a D D,
Look it up online as I did.