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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-12-04more like thismore than 2014-12-04
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star 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 Pensions: Tax Allowances remove filter
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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 what is the current annual cost to the Exchequer of tax relief at the standard and higher rates of tax respectively on contributions to private pensions. more like this
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Lord Beecham more like this
star this property uin HL3424 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-12-19
star this property answer text <p>Tax relief on pension contributions is the primary means by which the Government incentivises saving for retirement. The estimated exchequer cost arising from income tax relief on contributions made to private pensions and relief on the investment returns to private pensions in 2012-13 was £34.8bn<sup><sup>[1]</sup></sup>. Income tax on pensions in payment in the same year was £12.0bn, resulting in a net cost of pensions tax relief of £22.8bn in 2012-13.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>[1] This is published in HMRC National Statistics table PEN6, available here: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/registered-pension-schemes-cost-of-tax-relief" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/registered-pension-schemes-cost-of-tax-relief</a> <br> Figures for 2012-13 are the latest available.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Deighton more like this
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less than 2014-12-19T12:39:57.377Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-19T12:39:57.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Deighton more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Beecham more like this
165906
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star this property date less than 2014-11-25more like thismore than 2014-11-25
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star 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 Pensions: Tax Allowances remove filter
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, with reference to the Answer of 20 February 2012 to Question 95617, what estimate he has made of the proportion of income tax relief on contributions accruing to individuals with an annual income of (a) up to £19,999, (b) between £20,000 and £44,999, (c) between £45,000 and £74,999, (d) between £75,000 and £99,999, (e) between £100,000 and £149,999 and (f) over £150,000 in (i) 2010-11, (ii) 2011-12, (iii) 2012-13, (iv) 2013-14 and (v) 2014-15. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 215992 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
star this property answer text <p>The proportion of the cost of income tax relief on pension contributions for the given income ranges, and years, is provided in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="6"><p><strong>% of the cost of income tax relief on contributions</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Income bands</strong></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></tr><tr><td><p>Up to £19,999</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>6%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td><td><p>6%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Between £20,000 and £44,999</p></td><td><p>31%</p></td><td><p>32%</p></td><td><p>35%</p></td><td><p>37%</p></td><td><p>37%</p></td><td><p>36%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Between £45,000 and £74,999</p></td><td><p>25%</p></td><td><p>26%</p></td><td><p>28%</p></td><td><p>32%</p></td><td><p>33%</p></td><td><p>34%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Between £75,000 and £99,999</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Between £100,000 and £149,999</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>9%</p></td><td><p>9%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£150,000 or more</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p>18%</p></td><td><p>14%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Estimates are based on Surveys of Personal Incomes with projections for 2012-13 onwards. Historical estimates have been updated to take into account the latest outturn data and updated projections. Projected years are subject to uncertainty.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The effect of the reductions in the Annual Allowance in 2011‑12 and Lifetime Allowance from 2012-13, as well as further reductions in both allowances in 2014-15 are reflected in the table. These restrictions mostly affect individuals with incomes over £150,000 hence the drop in share of tax relief for these individuals in latter years.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Increases in the Personal Allowance (from £6,475 in 2009-10 to £10,000 in 2014-15) cause a decline in the share of income tax relief going to those in the “Up to £19,999” income band. The higher personal allowance reduces the amount of income subject to tax for these individuals, hence also reduces their share of tax relief.</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 211726 more like this
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less than 2014-12-10T11:15:09.907Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-10T11:15:09.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star 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 Pensions: Tax Allowances remove filter
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, with reference to the Answer of 20 February 2012, Official Report, column 643W, on tax allowance pensions, what proportion of income tax relief on contributions accrued to, or is expected to accrue to, individuals with an annual income of (a) up to £19,999, (b) between £20,000 and £44,999, (c) between £45,000 and £74,999, (d) between £75,000 and £99,999, (e) between £100,000 and £149,999 and (f) over £150,000 in (i) 2010-11, (ii) 2011-12, (iii) 2012-13, (iv) 2013-14 and (v) 2014-15. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff South and Penarth more like this
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Stephen Doughty more like this
star this property uin 211726 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-10more like thismore than 2014-12-10
star this property answer text <p>The proportion of the cost of income tax relief on pension contributions for the given income ranges, and years, is provided in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td colspan="6"><p><strong>% of the cost of income tax relief on contributions</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Income bands</strong></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></tr><tr><td><p>Up to £19,999</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>6%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td><td><p>6%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td><td><p>5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Between £20,000 and £44,999</p></td><td><p>31%</p></td><td><p>32%</p></td><td><p>35%</p></td><td><p>37%</p></td><td><p>37%</p></td><td><p>36%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Between £45,000 and £74,999</p></td><td><p>25%</p></td><td><p>26%</p></td><td><p>28%</p></td><td><p>32%</p></td><td><p>33%</p></td><td><p>34%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Between £75,000 and £99,999</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td><td><p>10%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Between £100,000 and £149,999</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>9%</p></td><td><p>9%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>£150,000 or more</p></td><td><p>20%</p></td><td><p>18%</p></td><td><p>14%</p></td><td><p>8%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td><td><p>7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td><td><p>100%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Estimates are based on Surveys of Personal Incomes with projections for 2012-13 onwards. Historical estimates have been updated to take into account the latest outturn data and updated projections. Projected years are subject to uncertainty.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The effect of the reductions in the Annual Allowance in 2011‑12 and Lifetime Allowance from 2012-13, as well as further reductions in both allowances in 2014-15 are reflected in the table. These restrictions mostly affect individuals with incomes over £150,000 hence the drop in share of tax relief for these individuals in latter years.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Increases in the Personal Allowance (from £6,475 in 2009-10 to £10,000 in 2014-15) cause a decline in the share of income tax relief going to those in the “Up to £19,999” income band. The higher personal allowance reduces the amount of income subject to tax for these individuals, hence also reduces their share of tax relief.</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 215992 more like this
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less than 2014-12-10T11:15:08.423Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-10T11:15:08.423Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Gauke more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Doughty more like this