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Income Tax (Disabled Persons)

Volume 655: debated on Thursday 15 March 1962

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the estimated loss of revenue if a special tax allowance of £100 per annum were given to gravely disabled taxpayers, as defined by the Royal Commission on the Taxation of Profits and Income.

I regret that I cannot give a precise figure but, if an allowance were confined within the strict limitations of the Royal Commission's proposal, the cost would probably be small.