To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many taxpayers he estimates earned more than £18,200 and less than £23,705 in 1989–90; and how much revenue his Department derived from taxing this band;(2) how many taxpayers he estimates earned between
(a) £16,000 and £17,000, (b) L17,000 and £18,200 and (c) £20,000 and £23,705 in 1989–90; and how much revenue his Department derived from taxing each band.
Estimates for 1990–91 are as follows:
|Earnings from employment, 1990–91|
|Numbers of taxpayers1 with:|
|Earnings band £ pa||earnings in the band thousands||earnings above the band thousands||Liability to income tax on earnings in the band2 £ billion|
|1 Taxpayers aged under 65, husbands and wives counted separately.|
|2 Treated earnings as the lowest slice of income.|