Nusrat Ghani – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the HM Treasury

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Nusrat Ghani on 2016-01-25.

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many and what proportion of people aged (a) 21 to 64 and (b) 65 and over who pay income tax pay tax at the higher rate.

Mr David Gauke

The information is not held in the form requested.

Information on the number of taxpayers liable at the higher and additional rates of tax is set out in HM Revenue and Customs’ National Statistics table 2.1. This is available at the following internet address:


This data covers the number of taxpayers aged under 65 years old as well as those aged 65 and over.