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Tax Reliefs And Personal Allowances

Volume 31: debated on Tuesday 9 November 1982

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will update to 1982–83 the information on the value of personal tax allowances provided in his reply of 14 December 1981 to the hon. Member for Thurrock Official Report, c. 63–64.

Weekly value of the personal allowance for those earning: multiple of average earnings
Married (husband only working14·1114·1114·1120·4828·2128·21
Married (both working)23·1323·1325·1522·5734·6136·12
Average earnings for the financial year 1981–82 are based on the averages of the monthly estimates derived from new earnings survey data for full time adult males or females·all occupations.For illustration, it is assumed that average earnings increased by 9 per cent. between 1981·82 and 1982·83.