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Theresa May

Conservative MP for Maidenhead

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Income Tax Personal Allowance

There have been votes in Parliament on the earnings threshold at which an individual starts to become subject to income tax.

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Theresa May generally voted for raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about raising the threshold at which people start to pay income tax:

  • On 19 Nov 2018: Theresa May voted to increase the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 12 Nov 2018: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Nov 2018: Theresa May voted to increase the income thresholds for both starting to pay income tax, and for being charged income tax at the higher rate. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Apr 2016: Theresa May voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, change the way dividends are taxed, cut capital gains tax and reduce the amount which can be taken out of a pension tax-free from £1.25m to £1m. Show vote
  • On 22 Mar 2016: Theresa May was absent for a vote on March 2016 Budget Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Theresa May voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Theresa May voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 21 Jul 2015: Theresa May voted for the measures in the Finance Bill including an increase in the income tax personal allowance, and to cap the rates of VAT and income tax at their existing rates until the next general election. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Theresa May voted in favour of the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2015: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 23 Mar 2015: Theresa May voted to approve the March 2015 budget which contained plans to spend £76bn more than was expected to be taken in and introduced a help to buy ISA, reduced corporation tax and increased spending on mental health by around £300m/year. Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2014: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2013-14 to 2014-15 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Theresa May voted to increase the personal income tax allowance, to reduce corporation tax, and to give a greater tax incentive to companies investing in assets, as well as to support other measures in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 1 Apr 2014: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Carry-Over Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2014: Theresa May was absent for a vote on March 2014 Budget Show vote
  • On 2 Jul 2013: Theresa May voted to introduce a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 15 Apr 2013: Theresa May voted to introduce a general anti-abuse rule to tackle abusive tax avoidance, to raise the basic income tax free allowance, and to support other tax changes proposed in the Finance Bill. Show vote
  • On 25 Mar 2013: Theresa May was absent for a vote on March 2013 Budget Show vote
  • On 3 Jul 2012: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill 2012 — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 16 Apr 2012: Theresa May was absent for a vote on Finance Bill (carry over) Show vote
  • On 26 Mar 2012: Theresa May voted in favour of the March 2012 budget which planned spending of £683bn against expected revenue of £592bn and also increased the income tax personal tax free allowance, reduced corporation tax, introduced a new top rate of Stamp Duty and introduced a tax to recover child benefit from households with an individual earning over £50K. Show vote
  • On 5 Jul 2011: Theresa May voted in favour of the measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Theresa May voted in favour of the measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threashold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 26 Apr 2011: Theresa May voted in favour of the measures in the 2011 Budget including reducing the threshold for paying higher rate income tax, increasing the income tax free personal allowance, reducing corporation tax and reducing the main rate of corporation tax from 27 to 26%. Show vote
  • On 29 Mar 2011: Theresa May voted in favour of the March 2011 budget which outlined £710 billion of government spending for 2011-12 while only expecting to bring in £589bn; a corporation tax cut, an increase in the personal income tax free allowance and a presumption in favour of sustainable development. Show vote

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