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Finance Act 2014

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2.Subsections (1) and (4) provide that the amount of the personal allowance for the 2015-16 tax year for those born after 5 April 1938 is £10,500 and that the basic rate limit in section 10(5) of ITA is to be £31,785 for that year.

3.Subsection (2) disapplies the indexation provisions for the basic rate limit at section 21 of ITA as far as it applies to section 10(5), and disapplies the indexation provisions for the personal allowance, at section 57 ITA, for 2015-16.

4.Subsection (5) omits section 36 ITA (personal allowance for those born after              5 April 1938 but before 6 April 1948). Subsection (3) and subsections (6) to (8) make consequential amendments to other provisions in ITA as a result of that omission.

5.Subsection (9) provides that this section has effect from the 2015-16 tax year and subsequent years.

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