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Taxation: Income Tax

Volume 711: debated on Wednesday 3 June 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of taxpayers aged (a) 20–39, (b) 40–59, and (c) 60 or over, paid higher-rate income tax in each of the last five years for which figures are available. [HL3845]

The information requested is provided in the table below.

Proportion of taxpayers in each age group who paid higher rate income tax (%)

20-39

40-59

60 or over

2006-07

10

17

8

2005-06

10

16

7

2004-05

9

15

7

2003-04

9

15

6

2002-03

10

15

5