national insurance

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national insurance

n
(Insurance) (in Britain) state insurance based on weekly contributions from employees and employers and providing payments to the unemployed, the sick, the retired, etc, as well as medical services. See also social security
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Noun1.National Insurance - social insurance program in Britainnational insurance - social insurance program in Britain; based on contributions from employers and employees; provides payments to unemployed and sick and retired people as well as medical services
social insurance - government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people; financed by contributions from employers and employees as well as by government revenue
Translations

National Insurance

n (Brit) → Previdenza Sociale
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The basic rate of income tax is 20%, and you may need to pay 9% Class 4 national insurance, but there are no hard and fast rules about how much to put aside.