General Disability Pension recipients who have no other income or for whom earning incapacity has been established to be at least 75% (for one year or more) are exempt from paying National Insurance contributions as long as they are eligible to receive the pension.
Who is Eligible?
- General Disability Pension recipients who have no other income.
- General Disability Pension recipients for whom at least 75% incapacity to earn a living has been established permanently or for a temporary period of one year or more, are entitled to an exemption from National Insurance fees even if they have other income. Nonetheless:
- Those who are self-employed must pay work injury insurance.
- The employer of those who are salaried employees must pay work injury insurance and workers’ rights in bankruptcies and corporate liquidation insurance for them.