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Taxation: Young People

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 129607, tabled on 26 February 2018

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the average amount of tax and national insurance paid by people between 16 and 18 years of age.

Answered on

6 March 2018

This table contains estimates of the average amount of income tax and national insurance liabilities of individuals who are aged 16, 17 or 18 at the end of the 2014-15 tax year.

Average Income Tax and NICs paid by individuals between the ages of 16 and 18(1)(2)

Income Tax

NICs

Average

£950

£156

  1. All figures presented are rounded to the nearest whole number.

  2. These estimates are based on the 2014-15 Survey of Personal Incomes (SPI).

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