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National Insurance Contributions

National Insurance Contributory Benefits graph

National Insurance contributions are paid by employees, employers and the self-employed to help build entitlement to the State Pension and certain state benefits.

You pay National Insurance over the age of 16 and under state pension age (currently 66).

Your contributions are paid towards state pension, certain benefits and the NHS.

During 2020/21 National Insurance Contributions totalled £219,256,000. A percentage breakdown of the contributory benefit payments paid from this total is shown below. More details are available in the Isle of Man Government accounts.

The following buttons provide a selection of frequently asked questions on some key National Insurance topics:

Information about Income Tax on the Island can be found on our Personal Tax page.

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Contributory Benefits Details

Contributory BenefitsShare of Contributions
Retirement Pension 52%
Transfers -18%
Incapacity Benefit 4%
Other Benefits 25%
Maternity Benefit 1%
National Insurance Contributions

Income Tax Division

Government Office

Bucks Road


Isle of Man


Telephone:+44 1624 685400

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