What is the criteria to be a levy payer?

The criteria and registration information is on this link here: http://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grant/register/ CITB also have a Levy hotline 0344994 4455 where the company can contact the Levy team direct and they can go through any details or queries that need to be discussed.

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What is the Apprenticeship Levy?

Here are some key facts for construction employers about the new apprenticeship levy (AL). This guidance was updated in October 2016 to reflect the proposals in the Government’s response to their consultation on funding (PDF, 484 KB). The latest CITB guidance for the construction industry is available below, or by downloading our apprenticeship levy factsheet (PDF, 274 KB). Apprenticeship levy […]

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How do I claim for a grant?

You need to complete your Levy Return by the deadline to be eligible to claim grants. Select the grant(s) you want to claim for. Download the appropriate grant claim form: PDF (415KB): Grant claim form 2016/17 Excel (128KB): Grant claim form 2016/17 Fill in the form. Complete a separate form for each training course or qualification you […]

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What employees can I claim grant for?

You can claim grants for the employees you declare on your Levy Return who have done training. For training completed between 6 April 2015 to 31 July 2015, you can claim grants for: Labour-only subconstractors (LOSC) and Net CIS subcontractors. For training completed from 1 August 2015 onwards, you can claim grants for: Pay as You Earn (PAYE) employees and […]

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How does the Levy help the Industry?

CITB’s levy and grants system ensures that the British construction industry has the skilled workforce that it needs. The levy funds that we collect from employers are invested back into the industry through training. This helps to drive up standards and ensures projects are completed safely, sustainably, on time and within budget. Read more here

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How has the Levy changed in 2017?

An improved CITB levy system will come into effect in spring 2017, in response to feedback CITB received from construction employers in the 2014 to 2015 consensus process. CITB are consultating with industry again in 2017 to review the levy rate for 2018. How the 2017 changes affect your levy payments Features of the 2017 […]

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How do I appeal if the Levy Assessment is incorrect?

You can query your levy assessment directly with CITB. There is no cost for doing this. Please write, explaining your concerns, to The Appeals Section, CITB, Bircham Newton, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6RH, or by email at appeals.section@citb.co.uk. If you are not happy with our response, you can appeal to an employment tribunal. You have one […]

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How do I pay CITB Levy?

After you have completed your CITB Levy Return and received your Levy Assessment Notice explaining how much levy you need to pay, you can arrange your levy payment. When to pay You need to pay the levy, or set up a direct debit to pay by instalments, within 30 days of receiving your Levy Assessment Notice. We […]

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