higher rate of income tax

In the UK, a rate of income tax that is higher than the basic rate of income tax. For 2005–06 higher-rate tax is payable on taxable income, after personal allowances and other allowances, of £32,400 and over. The rate of tax is 40%.

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  • higher rate of income tax — A rate of income tax that is higher than the basic rate of income tax For 2005 06 higher rate tax is payable on taxable income, after personal allowances and other allowances, of £32, 400 and over. The rate of tax is 40% …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • basic rate of income tax — A rate of income tax between the starting rate and the higher rate. In the UK it is currently 22%, which is applied to that part of taxable income in the band £2091 to £32,400 (2005–06). See also: higher rate of income tax, starting rate of… …   Accounting dictionary

  • basic rate of income tax — A rate of income tax between the starting rate and the higher rate. In the UK it is 22%, which is applied to that part of taxable income in the band £2091 to £32, 400 (2005 06). See also higher rate of income tax; starting rate of income tax …   Big dictionary of business and management

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  • income tax — IT A direct tax on an individual s income. In general, individuals can earn income without paying tax up to a threshold, with subsequent income giving rise to tax liabilities, usually at increasing rates as income increases ( progressive… …   Accounting dictionary

  • income tax — IT A direct tax on an individual s income. In general, individuals can earn income without paying tax up to a threshold, with subsequent income giving rise to tax liabilities, usually at increasing rates as income increases (progressive taxation) …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • income tax */ — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms income tax : singular income tax plural income taxes economics a tax based on your income that you pay to the government the basic/higher rate of income tax …   English dictionary

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  • income tax — a tax levied on incomes, esp. an annual government tax on personal incomes. [1790 1800] * * * Levy imposed by public authority on the incomes of persons or corporations within its jurisdiction. In nations with an advanced system of private… …   Universalium

  • Income tax in India — The Indian Income Tax department is governed by the Central Board for Direct Taxes (CBDT) and is part of the Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance.The government of India imposes an income tax on taxable income of individuals, Hindu …   Wikipedia

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