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The Apprenticeship Levy is a new tax which aims to fund three million new apprenticeships in England by 2020. Businesses in the UK will need to understand how the Levy will affect them.
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1. What type of organisation is NOT required to pay the levy?
An organisation with a payroll bill of less than £3 million per year.
An organisation that has an annual profit of £3 million per year.
An organisation with a payroll bill in excess of £4 million per year.
An organisation with staff under the age of 19.
2. When it comes to employing an apprentice aged 16-18, what type of organisation will get 100% of the training costs paid by the government?
An organisation that has more than 50 employees.
An organisation that has more than 50 employees who are between the ages of 16-18.
An organisation that has fewer than 50 employees.
3. What can the levy payments be used for?
Wages for the Degree Apprentice.
Travel expenses for the Degree Apprentice.
Training costs for the Degree Apprentice.
All of the above.
4. What percentage of the training costs (for an apprentice over the age of 19) will an organisation receive if they are deemed as non-levy payers?
5. What is the minimum annual payroll bill of an organisation required to pay the Apprenticeship Levy?
6. How much is a levy-paying organisation required to contribute towards the levy?
0.5% of their annual payroll bill.
5% of their annual payroll bill.
7. Who is entitled to use the levy payments?
New staff that your organisation is training through a Degree Apprenticeship programme.
Current staff that your organisation is training through a Degree Apprenticeship programme.
Both new and current staff that your organisation is training through a Degree Apprenticeship programme.
8. When did/does the Apprenticeship Levy come into effect?
9. What is the extra incentive for employers who take on an apprentice aged 16-18?
10. How does an organisation become part of the digital apprenticeship service (the service that enables employers to manage their apprenticeship funds)?
They need to become a training provider.
They need to employ an apprentice under the age of 19.
They need to register online with the Skills Funding Agency.
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