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Taxation And National Insurance

Volume 130: debated on Monday 28 March 1988

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will give the percentage of gross earnings deducted in tax and national insurance for (i) a single man and (ii) a married man on the following gross salaries (a) £4,000, (b) £5,000, (c) £6,000, (d) £7,000, (e) £8,000, (f) £9,000, (g) £10,000, (h) £11,000, (i) £12,000, (j) £13,000, (k) £14,000, (l) £15,000, (m) £20,000, (n) £25,000, (o) £30,000 and (p) £50,000.(2) if he will give the percentage of gross earnings deducted in tax and national insurance for (i) a single man and (ii) a married man on the following gross salaries after taking account of the changes in the Budget of 15 March

(a) £4,000, (b) £5,000, (c) £6,000, (d) £7,000, (e) £8,000, (f) £9,000, (g) £10,000, (h) £11,000, (i) £12,000, (j) £13,000, (k) £14,000, (l) £15,000, (m) £20,000, (n) £25,000, (o) £30,000 and (p) £50,000.

[holding answers 14 March 1988]: The information is in the table.

Single manMarried man
Annual earnings £1987–88 Tax and NIC regime per cent.1988–89 Proposed tax and NIC regime per cent.1987–88 Tax and NIC regime per cent.1988–89 Proposed tax and NIC regime per cent.
4,00017·615·78·47·0
5,00020·919·013·511·5
6,00025·123·118·916·9
7,00026·624·721·419·4

Single man

Married man

Annual earnings £

1987–88 Tax and NIC regime per cent.

1988–89 Proposed tax and NIC regime per cent.

1987–88 Tax and NIC regime per cent.

1988–89 Proposed tax and NIC regime per cent.

8,00027·825·923·221·2
9,00028·726·824·622·6
10,00029·427·525·723·8
11,00030·028·126·724·7
12,00030·528·627·525·5
13,00031·029·028·126·1
14,00031·329·328·726·7
15,00031·629·729·227·2
20,00030·628·928·827·0
25,00032·830·030·327·6
30,00035·231·632·929·6
50,00043·235·041·533·8

Note:

The calculations assume that the man's earnings are his only source of income and that he has no reliefs or allowances other than the appropriate personal allowances. National insurance contributions are at the contracted-in rate.