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Question for HM Treasury

UIN HL3252, tabled on 1 December 2014

To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the annual tax summaries sent to taxpayers show income tax as the amount which is 20 per cent of income and does not take account of allowances which reduce income tax to a lower figure.

Answered on

15 December 2014

Individuals’ personal allowance is shown as a tax free amount on their annual tax summary. The income tax calculation shows the taxable income above individuals’ personal allowance, payable at each tax rate.

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