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Income Tax

Volume 486: debated on Wednesday 21 January 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he plans to announce changes to the Government's policy on income tax before the forthcoming Budget. (247964)

The 2008 pre-Budget report set out the key parameters of the income tax, national insurance and tax credits system for the coming year (2009-10) in the usual way. It also announced the Government's next set of reforms to the tax and benefit system, providing additional help for low and middle income families this year, and setting out changes to income tax and national insurance contributions in 2010-11 and 2011-12.