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2. Income tax (charge and main rates)

Amendment of the Law – in the House of Commons at 9:39 pm on 23rd March 2015.

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  • Division number 180
    A majority of MPs voted to charge income tax in the 2015-16 financial year and to set the basic rate at 20%, the higher rate at 40% and the additional rate at 45%.

Question put,

That—

(1) Income tax is charged for the tax year 2015-16.

(2) For that tax year—

(a) the basic rate is 20%,

(b) the higher rate is 40%, and

(c) the additional rate is 45%.

And it is declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

The House divided:

Ayes 340, Noes 244.

Division number 180 Income Tax 2015-16

A majority of MPs voted to charge income tax in the 2015-16 financial year and to set the basic rate at 20%, the higher rate at 40% and the additional rate at 45%.

Aye: 339 MPs

No: 243 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 64 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.