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NIS Benefits and Contributions Increase

Get the Facts | August 14, 2013
The National Insurance Scheme NIS wage ceiling was recently increased. This means contributions and benefits will also move upward. There has been an increase in all categories of pensions, grants and allowances payable under the National Insurance Scheme, NIS.
Presenter: Prince Moore
Producer: Prince Moore
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