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How many people pay the top rate of income tax?

How many people pay the top rate of income tax? | Income Tax | Scoop.it
Plans to restore the 50p tax rate have reignited an old political debate - but how many people are in the highest income tax band and how much money does it raise? (How many people pay the top rate of income tax?

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Never mind the 50p top rate: these five cuts really are a false economy

Never mind the 50p top rate: these five cuts really are a false economy | Income Tax | Scoop.it
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Treasury minister David Gauke recently criticised the 50p top rate of tax because it raises “little, if anything”. Tory politicians and right-wing commentators commonly go further and claim that “a 50p tax rate means the rich pay less”.
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Cameron's 50p tax u-turn a Lib Dem victory - Chris Huhne - Telegraph

Cameron's 50p tax u-turn a Lib Dem victory - Chris Huhne - Telegraph | Income Tax | Scoop.it

Energy secretary Chris Huhne last night hailed David Cameron’s decision not to
scrap the 50p higher rate of income tax before 2015 as a victory for the Lib
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Is Osborne planning a 50p tax surprise?

Is Osborne planning a 50p tax surprise? | Income Tax | Scoop.it
BBC political correspondent Ben Wright on reports that the chancellor is considering a surprise cut to the 50p top rate of income tax in next week's Budget.
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Labour's City guru savages Ed Balls for 50p tax pledge - Telegraph

Labour's City guru savages Ed Balls for 50p tax pledge - Telegraph | Income Tax | Scoop.it
Economics behind Labour's plan to bring back 50p top rate of income tax would not even get “a pass at GCSE”, says the party’s own former City minister (Labour's City guru says economics behind plan to bring back 50p top rate of income tax would not...

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Labour's 50p tax plan 'very bad' for the economy, warns David Cameron - Telegraph.co.uk

Labour's 50p tax plan 'very bad' for the economy, warns David Cameron - Telegraph.co.uk | Income Tax | Scoop.it
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Labour's 50p tax plan 'very bad' for the economy, warns David Cameron
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Mr Cameron said: "We've cut the top rate of tax from 50p to 45p. I think it was the right step to take.

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Labour's 50p tax rate: what you need to know

Labour's 50p tax rate: what you need to know | Income Tax | Scoop.it
Q&A: how much tax would top earners pay under Ed Balls's proposals, and how much would be raised?What was the 50p tax rate that Labour says it will resurrect?
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Imagine the explosion of growth if we got serious about tax-cutting - Telegraph

Imagine the explosion of growth if we got serious about tax-cutting - Telegraph | Income Tax | Scoop.it
Those on the lowest incomes should pay no tax at at all; while the hard-pressed middle class should face a flat tax (My @telegraph column: Forget mad 50p tax.

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Osborne cuts 50p top rate of tax

Osborne cuts 50p top rate of tax | Income Tax | Scoop.it
Chancellor George Osborne announces in the Budget he will cut the 50p top rate of income tax to 45p and raises the salary at which child benefit is to be withdrawn.

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A 50p income tax rate? A lot of hue and cry to raise a small sum of money

A 50p income tax rate? A lot of hue and cry to raise a small sum of money | Income Tax | Scoop.it
Ed Balls would stand more chance of reducing the wealth gap were he to tax the rich on their property
A 50p top tax rate on the rich is no big deal. Those earning over £150,000 can afford it, especially when the economy is returning to boom.
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50p taxes, deficit nonsense and political messaging

This week's roundup starts with the hysterical reaction to Labour's announcement of their intention to reinstate the 50p rate of income tax for high earners. Chris Dillow ridicules talk of economic...
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Thinktank dismisses Ed Balls's claims that 50p tax rate will help cut deficit

Thinktank dismisses Ed Balls's claims that 50p tax rate will help cut deficit | Income Tax | Scoop.it
Institute for Fiscal Studies says restoring rate for top earners will only raise about £100m A respected thinktank has poured cold water on claims by the shadow chancellor, Ed Balls, that bringing back a 50p tax rate for top earners would help to...
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How ‘insignificant’ really is 50p tax revenue?

How ‘insignificant’ really is 50p tax revenue? | Income Tax | Scoop.it
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George Osborne got rid of the 50p top rate of tax in 2012 after claiming it ‘only’ raised £1bn.
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50p tax letter business leaders gave £776,000 to the Tories

50p tax letter business leaders gave £776,000 to the Tories | Income Tax | Scoop.it
Of the 24 signatories to the letter attacking Labour's plan to reintroduce the 50p tax rate, eight have donated to the Conservatives.

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