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Income Tax (Pay-As-You-Earn)

Volume 415: debated on Thursday 1 November 1945

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he will provide a table indicating the refunds per week under Pay-as-you-earn for persons normally earning £5, £6 and £7 per week, respectively, when for a period their return for Income Tax purposes is reported as nil.

It is not possible to state the amount of tax which would be repayable under Pay-as-you-earn for any week in which there are no earnings, as the repayment depends on the cumulative pay to date, the allowances and reliefs to which the taxpayer is entitled and whether he has other income.