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CIS Card

[siː-aɪ-ɛs kɑːd]



A CIS Card acts as a form of identification in the construction industry and proof you have registered for the Construction Industry Scheme.

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A Construction Industry Scheme Card is used in construction industry as a form of identification. It acts as proof of registration for the Construction Industry Scheme.

The Construction Industry Scheme is a tax deduction scheme for construction workers who are Self-employed or work for a Contractor. The scheme deducts 20% of your salary as an advancement towards tax and National Insurance contributions. Workers can claim a refund at the start of a new Fiscal Year when they have contributed too much.

Workers can apply for 'gross payment status' if they do not want deductions to be made in advance by Contractors.

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