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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Question put,


(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

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Question accordingly agreed to.