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Taxation: Income Tax

Volume 711: debated on Tuesday 2 June 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many individuals aged 60 or over paid higher-rate income tax in each of the last five years for which figures are available. [HL3846]

The information requested is provided in the table below.

Year

Number of higher rate taxpayers aged 60 or over (thousands)

2006-07

525

2005-06

465

2004-05

423

2003-04

349

2002-03

328