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Income Tax: Northern Ireland

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN 902252, tabled on 17 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on income tax assignment to Northern Ireland; and if she will make a statement.

Answered on

25 November 2015

Building a Prosperous and United Community, the ‘Economic Pact’ signed by the Government and the Northern Ireland Executive in 2013, recognised the need to examine the potential to devolve additional fiscal powers to Northern Ireland.

As a result, the Executive is examining the treatment of a range of taxes. The Government will consider any proposals put forward.

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