Catalogue description Records created or inherited by the Contributions Agency

Details of LX
Reference: LX
Title: Records created or inherited by the Contributions Agency

Records of the Contributions Agency relating to national insurance contributions.

Annual reports and business plans: LX 1. Management board meetings, minutes and papers: LX 2. Circulars: LX 3.

Date: 1993-1999
Related material:

For earlier records concerning National Insurance contributions see

PIN 43

PIN 54

PIN 78

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Department of Social Security, Contributions Agency, 1991-1999

Physical description: 3 series
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Department of Social Security

Administrative / biographical background:

The Contributions Agency was set up on 10 April 1991, as a Next Steps Agency of the Department of Social Security.

Contributions Agency's functions and personnel were composed of the former Records Sections of the Department of Social Security's Benefits and Records Division. The Agency was responsible for the collection and recording of National Insurance contributions, the maintenance of individual National Insurance records, and the provision of an advisory service to government, business and the general public.

In 1999, responsibility for overseeing the work of the Contributions Agency passed from the Department of Social Security to the Inland Revenue; whereupon it was renamed the National Insurance Contributions Office.

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