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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-05
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HM Treasury remove filter
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star this property hansard heading Mortgages more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions he has had with the Financial Conduct Authority (a) on the clarity of and (b) improving competition in the mortgage market. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Gloucester more like this
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Richard Graham more like this
star this property uin 213568 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-13more like thismore than 2014-11-13
star this property answer text Treasury Ministers and officials regularly meet with a range of stakeholders to discuss mortgage policy issues, including regulators, industry representatives and consumer groups, amongst others.<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to ensuring fair and effective competition across all financial services markets. It has established the independent Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and given them the responsibility, enshrined in law, to promote effective competition in the interest of consumers. The FCA has the power to create, supervise and enforce any rules it feels are needed to promote consumer protection, transparency and competition.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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213569 more like this
213585 more like this
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less than 2014-11-13T11:20:11.3860418Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-13T11:20:11.3860418Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Graham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-05
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HM Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Mortgages more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received about the clarity of fees and charges and ease of comparison in the mortgage market. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Gloucester more like this
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Richard Graham more like this
star this property uin 213569 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-13more like thismore than 2014-11-13
star this property answer text Treasury Ministers and officials regularly meet with a range of stakeholders to discuss mortgage policy issues, including regulators, industry representatives and consumer groups, amongst others.<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to ensuring fair and effective competition across all financial services markets. It has established the independent Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and given them the responsibility, enshrined in law, to promote effective competition in the interest of consumers. The FCA has the power to create, supervise and enforce any rules it feels are needed to promote consumer protection, transparency and competition.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
213568 more like this
213585 more like this
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less than 2014-11-13T11:20:11.8123811Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-13T11:20:11.8123811Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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3990
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Graham more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-11-05
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HM Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Mortgages more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the mortgage industry and consumer groups about making price comparison easier for consumers. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Gloucester more like this
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Richard Graham more like this
star this property uin 213585 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-13more like thismore than 2014-11-13
star this property answer text Treasury Ministers and officials regularly meet with a range of stakeholders to discuss mortgage policy issues, including regulators, industry representatives and consumer groups, amongst others.<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to ensuring fair and effective competition across all financial services markets. It has established the independent Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and given them the responsibility, enshrined in law, to promote effective competition in the interest of consumers. The FCA has the power to create, supervise and enforce any rules it feels are needed to promote consumer protection, transparency and competition.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
213568 more like this
213569 more like this
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less than 2014-11-13T11:20:11.9696487Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-13T11:20:11.9696487Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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3990
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Graham more like this
93106
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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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HM Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Stamp Duty Land Tax more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will commission research into the fiscal effects of raising the Stamp Duty Land Tax threshold. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency St Albans more like this
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Mrs Anne Main more like this
star this property uin 210340 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
star this property answer text The fiscal effect of raising the Stamp Duty Land Tax threshold is likely to be a reduction in SDLT receipts as fewer property transactions will be charged SDLT. A HMRC publication for Budget 2014 <em>(‘Direct Effects of Illustrative Tax Changes’, </em>19 March 2014) found that an increase in the £125,000 threshold by £5,000 would cost £35 million in its first year and £40 million subsequently.<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Published research was undertaken by HMRC examining the impact of a first-time buyer’s relief that was in place between 2010 and 2012 (‘<em>Evaluating the Impact of Stamp Duty Land Tax First Time Buyers Relief</em>’, November 2011). It found that there was a substantial deadweight effect as many of the property transactions would have taken place anyway. The estimated increase in the number of transactions as a result of the introduction of the relief was between 0-1%.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Gauke more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 210339 more like this
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less than 2014-10-20T15:00:26.8764992Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-20T15:00:26.8764992Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Anne Main more like this
93107
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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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HM Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Stamp Duty Land Tax more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what research his Department has undertaken or commissioned into the effects of changes in the level of Stamp Duty Land Tax on the number of property transactions completed between 2005-06 and 2013-14. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency St Albans more like this
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Mrs Anne Main more like this
star this property uin 210339 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
star this property answer text The fiscal effect of raising the Stamp Duty Land Tax threshold is likely to be a reduction in SDLT receipts as fewer property transactions will be charged SDLT. A HMRC publication for Budget 2014 <em>(‘Direct Effects of Illustrative Tax Changes’, </em>19 March 2014) found that an increase in the £125,000 threshold by £5,000 would cost £35 million in its first year and £40 million subsequently.<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Published research was undertaken by HMRC examining the impact of a first-time buyer’s relief that was in place between 2010 and 2012 (‘<em>Evaluating the Impact of Stamp Duty Land Tax First Time Buyers Relief</em>’, November 2011). It found that there was a substantial deadweight effect as many of the property transactions would have taken place anyway. The estimated increase in the number of transactions as a result of the introduction of the relief was between 0-1%.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Gauke more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 210340 more like this
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less than 2014-10-20T15:00:26.6402956Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-20T15:00:26.6402956Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Anne Main more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
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HM Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Police Service of Northern Ireland more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the additional £200 million provided for the Police Service of Northern Ireland was included in the financial settlement figures announced for the four financial years beginning in 2011–12. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL2573 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-17more like thismore than 2014-11-17
star this property answer text The additional provision for the Police Service of Northern Ireland was agreed subsequent to the 2010 Spending Review, and was additional to the allocations set out then for 2011-12 to 2014-15.<p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-11-17T14:15:36.353Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-17T14:15:36.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-24more like thismore than 2014-07-24
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HM Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Eurogroup more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom has ever been offered the opportunity to attend Eurogroup meetings; and if so, on how many occasions and what was their response. more like this
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Lord Harrison more like this
star this property uin HL1494 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-08-11more like thismore than 2014-08-11
star this property answer text In the context of the Euro Area Sovereign Debt Crisis the Eurogroup has met in an extended format on occasion, including in May 2011 and January 2012. Chaired by the Eurogroup President, these meetings were attended by Ministers from non-Euro area Member States including the United Kingdom. more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-08-11T10:45:23.447698Zmore like thismore than 2014-08-11T10:45:23.447698Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Harrison more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-10more like thismore than 2014-10-10
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HM Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Football: Gifts and Endowments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what gifts of what value have been declared to HM Revenue and Customs by members of the English Football Association and the FIFA vice-president in the last three years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Belfast South more like this
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Dr Alasdair McDonnell more like this
star this property uin 209327 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-20more like thismore than 2014-10-20
star this property answer text HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is bound by a strict duty of confidentiality, and, under Section 18 (1) Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Act 2005, may not disclose information which is held in connection with its functions. Disclosure of Revenue and Customs information relating to a person whose identity is specified in the disclosure, or can be deduced from it, is an offence under Section 19 (1). This duty of confidentiality prevents HMRC from disclosing details relating to specific individuals.<p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Gauke more like this
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less than 2014-10-20T15:26:22.0816929Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-20T15:26:22.0816929Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Alasdair McDonnell more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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HM Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Working Tax Credit: Merseyside more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many children aged eight to 17 years old there are in Merseyside in households in receipt of working tax credit and earning below £16,000. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Birkenhead more like this
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Mr Frank Field more like this
star this property uin 212143 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-13more like thismore than 2014-11-13
star this property answer text As of April 2014, there were 37,100 children aged eight to seventeen years old in families from the Merseyside Local Authority area in receipt of Working Tax Credit with a household income below £16,000.<p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>This figure includes children from families in receipt of both Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. Not all families included in this figure will have received the same level of entitlement, as the Working Tax Credit element is tapered away if the household income is greater than £6,420.</strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Witham more like this
star this property answering member printed Priti Patel more like this
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less than 2014-11-13T13:22:32.5352524Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-13T13:22:32.5352524Z
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Frank Field more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-10more like thismore than 2014-10-10
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HM Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Income Tax: Tax Rates and Bands more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to table 4.1 in HM Revenue and Customs report, The Exchequer effect of the 50 per cent additional rate of income tax, published in March 2012, what recent estimate his Department has made of taxable income elasticity for the UK economy. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Wimbledon more like this
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Stephen Hammond more like this
star this property uin 209932 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
star this property answer text <p>i, ii and iii. The estimated impact of the additional rate on tax liabilities is set out in Chapter 5 of the HM Revenue and Customs report “The Exchequer effect of the 50 per cent additional rate of income tax”. This report sets out the latest estimates of the taxable income elasticity, and the forestalling and other behavioural effects. It is available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http:/www.hmrc.gov.uk/budget2012/excheq-income-tax-2042.htm" target="_blank">http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/+/http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/budget2012/excheq-income-tax-2042.htm</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>iv. In 1988 the top rate of income tax was reduced from 60 per cent to 40 per cent (the ‘higher rate’). The table below details the tax liabilities for higher rate payers from 1997/98 to 2009/10. Comparable figures are not available for the previous years.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Tax Year </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Tax Liability after Deductions £million</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1997/1998</p></td><td><p>32,900</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1998/1999</p></td><td><p>38,590</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1999/2000</p></td><td><p>45,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2000/2001</p></td><td><p>54,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2001/2002</p></td><td><p>56,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2002/2003</p></td><td><p>57,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2003/2004</p></td><td><p>57,100</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2004/2005</p></td><td><p>65,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005/2006</p></td><td><p>76,400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006/2007</p></td><td><p>84,300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007/2008</p></td><td><p>93,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008/2009</p></td><td><p>89,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009/2010</p></td><td><p>82,800</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>v. Current and previous estimates of revenue from the 50% income tax rate can be found in the Office of Budget Responsibility’s March 2012 Economic Fiscal Outlook report, “Box 4.2: The additional rate of income tax”.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="8"><p>£ billion</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p>Outturn</p></td><td colspan="6"><p>Forecast</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Liabilities Basis</p></td><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>2015-16</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Underlying Impact of 50p rate: Original Estimate</p><p>OBR estimate June 2010 (<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TIE" target="_blank">TIE</a>=0.35)</p></td><td><p>0.0</p></td><td><p>2.5</p></td><td><p>2.5</p></td><td><p>2.7</p></td><td><p>2.9</p></td><td><p>3.2</p></td><td><p>3.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Current Costing<sup>1</sup></p></td><td><p>0.0</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>0.6</p></td><td><p>0.6</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>0.7</p></td><td><p>0.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Difference</p></td><td><p>0.0</p></td><td><p>-1.8</p></td><td><p>-1.9</p></td><td><p>-2.1</p></td><td><p>-2.2</p></td><td><p>-2.5</p></td><td><p>-2.7</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><sup>1 </sup><em>Based on the current estimates cost of reduction in the rate from 50% to 40%</em></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>vi. Chart 5.1 of the HMRC Report details the number of taxpayers with incomes above £150,000 for the years 2000/01 to 2010/11 (see link above).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The estimated number of taxpayers liable to the additional rate of income tax for more recent years is published in the HMRC National Statistics table 2.1 available at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/306826/Table_2.1.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/306826/Table_2.1.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>vii. Estimates of income tax liabilities by income range are published in the HMRC National Statistics table 2.5 available at: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/306857/Table_2.5.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/306857/Table_2.5.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>Shares of income tax liabilities by percentile group are available in table 2.4 at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/306831/Table_2.4.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/306831/Table_2.4.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>These estimates are based on the Survey of Personal Incomes (<a title="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPI" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPI" target="_blank">SPI</a>) outturn data up to 2011-12, and then projected to 2013-14 in line with the <a title="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_for_Budget_Responsibility" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_for_Budget_Responsibility" target="_blank">Office for Budget Responsibility</a>'s latest economic and fiscal outlook.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Gauke more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
210041 more like this
210042 more like this
210043 more like this
210044 more like this
210045 more like this
210046 more like this
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less than 2014-10-17T11:58:57.7610625Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-17T11:58:57.7610625Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Hammond more like this