Higher Rate of Income Tax

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Higher Rate of Income Tax

In progressive taxation, a tax rate above another rate. In most cases, the higher rate of income tax only applies to income over a defined level. For example, if one is taxed 10% on all income under $15,000 and 20% on all income over $15,000, 20% is the higher rate of income tax.
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In 2017 the Scottish Government increased higher income tax rates and brought in two additional bands following the devolution of income tax powers to Edinburgh.
John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor, commenting on Boris Johnsons pledge to cut higher income tax rates, said:
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A Sanders administration is likely to impose much higher income tax rates on the hyper rich, as well as inheritance taxes that prevent inequality getting magnified rather than reduced with the passage of generations.
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You'll learn whether you'll face higher income tax rates this year and if so, what steps you can take to reduce your tax bill.

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