3. Income tax (Limits and Allowances)

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

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Resolved,

That—

(1) For the tax year 2015-16—

(a) the amount specified in section 37(2) of the Income Tax Act 2007 (income limit for personal allowance for those born before 6 April 1938) is replaced with “£27,700”,

(b) the amount specified in section 38(1) of that Act (blind person’s allowance) is replaced with “£2,290”,

(c) the amount specified in section 43 of that Act (“minimum amount” for calculating tax reductions for married couples and civil partners) is replaced with “£3,220”,

(d) the amount specified in section 45(3)(a) of that Act (amount for calculating allowance in relation to marriages before 5 December 2005 where spouse is 75 or over) is replaced with “£8,355”,

(e) the amount specified in section 45(4) of that Act (income limit for calculating allowance in relation to marriages before 5 December 2005) is replaced with “£27,700”,

(f) the amount specified in section 46(3)(a) of that Act (amount for calculating allowance in relation to marriages

and civil partnerships on or after 5 December 2005 where spouse or civil partner is 75 or over) is replaced with “£8,355”, and

(g) the amount specified in section 46(4) of that Act (income limit for calculating allowance in relation to marriages and civil partnerships on or after 5 December 2005) is replaced with

“£27,700”.

(2) Accordingly, for that tax year, section 57 of that Act (indexation of allowances), so far as relating to the amounts specified in sections 37(2), 38(1), 43, 45(3)(a), 45(4), 46(3)(a) and 46(4) of that Act, does not apply.

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.