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Income Tax And National Insurance

Volume 933: debated on Monday 13 June 1977

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the share of average earnings devoted to income tax and social security in 1975 and 1976, in the case of a single man and a married man with two children under 11 years of age.

Single personMarried man with 2 children not over 11
YearIncome tax as Percentage of gross incomeNational Insurance Contributions as Percentage pf gros incomeIncome tax as percentage of gross incomeNational Insurance Contributions as percentage of gross income
The figures used for average earnings are the New Earnings Survey estimates of average earnings of full-time adult males in April 1975 and April 1976. Gross income includes family allowance for the married man with two children, and the calculations take account of tax on family allowance and clawback.