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Finance Act 2014

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2.Subsections (1) and (2) amend sections 7 and 12(3) of the Income Tax Act 2007 (ITA 2007) to set the starting rate for savings and the starting rate limit for savings respectively for 2015-16 tax year.

3.Subsection (3) provides that the indexation of the starting rate limit for savings, as provided for in section 21 ITA 2007, will not apply for 2015-16.

4.Subsection (4) amends the regulation-making power in section 852 ITA 2007 so that regulations may provide that the duty on deposit-takers and building societies (arising from section 851 ITA 2007) to deduct a sum representing income tax at the basic rate from certain interest payments, does not apply where an eligible individual provides a certificate to the effect that they are unlikely to be liable to pay income tax on their savings income for the year.

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