Oral Answers to Questions — Taxation.

– in the House of Commons on 14th July 1931.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Samuel Mr Arthur Samuel , Farnham

44.

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the percentage decrease in the ratio of indirect taxation as compared with direct taxation for the two periods April, 1914, and April, 1931?

Photo of Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence , Leicester West

The yield of indirect taxation was 42.5 per cent. of the total tax revenue in the financial year 1913–14 and 34.2 per cent. in the financial year 1930–31.

Photo of Mr Arthur Samuel Mr Arthur Samuel , Farnham

45.

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the percentage increase in the amount of revenue collected by direct taxation from April, 1930, to April, 1931, as compared with the amount collected by direct taxation from April, 1913, to April, 1914?

Photo of Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence , Leicester West

The total yield of direct taxation in the financial year 1913–14 was £93,814,000 and in the financial year 1930–31 £462,781,000.