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Old Jan 16th 2023, 10:58 pm
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Finally, I received the HM Revenue & Customs letter saying that they have accepted my application for the class 2 NI rate and the table showing the shortfall from 2006 to today. I did not fill in the details on my Canadian Banking on the form CF38 as I was not sure how to do it, it took three months for them to approve the application.Anyhow the form CF38 that I used to apply for class 2 NI rate asking for the employer and I put in my current employer that I have worked for the last 16 years in Canada, for no reason, HM Revenue and Customs saying I did not work fully on that period 2006-2007 and I need to pay the class 3 rate for 9 weeks. Haha, I did work for another employer before I worked with the current employer. I went to the bank and paid off all the arrears of the outstanding NI. I ask the bank to provide their banking details on how to set up the direct debit so that it can be withdrawn from my Canadian bank monthly and they told me that it cannot be done as the UK and Canada have different banking system like the banking code etc. My question is anyone able to set up the Direct Debit with a Canadian bank for the monthly NI payment to the UK government, if so, please let me know how to do it. My bank charged me $40 for wire-transfer of the money to the UK Government and I do not want to pay the service charge every time when sending them money.Thanks.
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Old Jan 17th 2023, 10:49 pm
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Finally, I received the HM Revenue & Customs letter saying that they have accepted my application for the class 2 NI rate and the table showing the shortfall from 2006 to today. I did not fill in the details on my Canadian Banking on the form CF38 as I was not sure how to do it, it took three months for them to approve the application.Anyhow the form CF38 that I used to apply for class 2 NI rate asking for the employer and I put in my current employer that I have worked for the last 16 years in Canada, for no reason, HM Revenue and Customs saying I did not work fully on that period 2006-2007 and I need to pay the class 3 rate for 9 weeks. Haha, I did work for another employer before I worked with the current employer. I went to the bank and paid off all the arrears of the outstanding NI. I ask the bank to provide their banking details on how to set up the direct debit so that it can be withdrawn from my Canadian bank monthly and they told me that it cannot be done as the UK and Canada have different banking system like the banking code etc. My question is anyone able to set up the Direct Debit with a Canadian bank for the monthly NI payment to the UK government, if so, please let me know how to do it. My bank charged me $40 for wire-transfer of the money to the UK Government and I do not want to pay the service charge every time when sending them money.Thanks.
You're able to pay up from 2006?

I've just applied myself but though it only went back 6 years.
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Old Jan 17th 2023, 10:55 pm
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You're able to pay up from 2006?

I've just applied myself but though it only went back 6 years.
Back to 2006, but only until 5th April - https://www.gov.uk/voluntary-nationa...ions/deadlines

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Old Jan 17th 2023, 11:19 pm
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Back to 2006, but only until 5th April - https://www.gov.uk/voluntary-nationa...ions/deadlines

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Thanks for the link. I'll have to find out the benefit of going back further than 6 years.
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Old Jan 18th 2023, 1:25 am
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Back to 2006, but only until 5th April - https://www.gov.uk/voluntary-nationa...ions/deadlines

HTH.
I contacted HM Revenue and Customs and they told me the deadline 5 April 2023 is the date for the application received on/before that date but not the date for the payment.
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Haven't tried it with HMRC, but Wise will give you a UK sort code and account number, and they seem to accept direct debits: https://wise.com/help/articles/29779...-direct-debits
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I paid these guys to sort mine out https://www.uk2canadapensiontransfers.com/ I was able to make two types of contributions going back yonks but didn't pay attention to the details.
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I called last week and was advised I could go back 12 years as I was contracted out of SERPS for part of it. I sent off my NI38 form last week by registered mail as the man said at HMRC as long as it was received before April 1st 2023. They are currently taking around 18 weeks to process the forms!!!
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I called last week and was advised I could go back 12 years as I was contracted out of SERPS for part of it. I sent off my NI38 form last week by registered mail as the man said at HMRC as long as it was received before April 1st 2023. They are currently taking around 18 weeks to process the forms!!!
Wow 18 weeks? My form was logged on the HMRC website on Jan 10th and it said to allow to Jan 31st for processing.
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