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Tax rates

Sources for current and historical tax rates and allowances.

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  • UK rates
  • Other regions
  • UK tax cards 2015-2016

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UK tax rates

Fiscal Facts (IFS)
A key resource for historical comparisons of tax rates. The site includes easy-to-use tables detailing the main tax rates and thresholds for the current tax year, cross referenced with the historical rates. The historical rates are also listed separately, and include:

  • Income Tax rates and limits 1973–
  • Corporation Tax and allowances 1973–
  • Personal Allowances 1973–
  • VAT Rates 1973–
  • Mortgage interest tax relief 1973–
  • NI rates employed/self-employed 1975–

HMRC rates and allowances
Rates and allowances for the current and previous tax years, including:

  • income tax and National Insurance
  • rates and thresholds for employers
  • buying, selling or inheriting property or other assets
  • tax credits, Child Benefit and Guardian's Allowance
  • other taxes and levies, including corporation tax
  • HMRC exchange rates
  • excise duties.

Rates and Allowances Archive
Archived historic tax rate data from the Inland Revenue and HMRC, including:

  • Income Tax Personal Allowances and Reliefs from 1948–49
  • Capital Gains Tax Rates from 1977–78
  • Corporation Tax Rates from 1970
  • Stamp Duty Rates from 1958

Valuation Office Agency
Executive agency of HMRC with responsibility for business rates. The VOA holds information on its website about procedures and appeals. It also has a search tool for checking the rateable value of business properties by postcode.

Tax rates in other regions

EY global tax guides
Selection of regularly updated tax tables and guides for over 150 jurisdictions, covering corporate tax, VAT and sales taxes, personal tax, estate and inheritance tax and industry-specific taxes.

KPMG Tax rates online
Online tool provided by KPMG that allows users to compare corporate and indirect taxes across multiple countries for any given range of years from 2005. KPMG also produce tables of corporate tax ratesindirect tax rates and individual income tax rates.

PKF worldwide tax guides
PKF publishes an annual global tax guide in addition to dedicated tax summaries for individual countries.

UK tax cards 2015–2016

BDO: Tax Data Guide
Produced by BDO in July 2015.

Deloitte: Tax Rates 2015-16 updated for the Summer Budget on 8 July 2015
Published by Deloitte in July 2015. Annual tax tables going back to 2002–03 are also available to download in PDF format.

KPMG: Summer Budget 2015
Tax card published by KPMG in July 2015.

PwC: Summer Budget 2015 data
Produced by PwC in March 2015.

RSM: Tax Facts 2016-17
Two-page tax card maintained by RSM.

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