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10F1Income charged at the ... basic [F2, higher and additional] rates: individualsU.K.
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F3(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F4(2)Income tax on an individual's income up to the basic rate limit is charged at the basic rate F5....]

(3)Income tax is charged at the higher rate on an individual's income above the basic rate limit [F6and up to the higher rate limit.]

[F7(3A)Income tax is charged at the additional rate on an individual's income above the higher rate limit.]

F8(3B). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F8(3C). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(4)This section is subject to—

  • F9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • [F10section 11A (income charged at [F11Scottish] rates),]

  • [F12section 11B (income charged at the Welsh basic, higher and additional rates),]

  • [F13section 11C (income charged at the default basic, higher and additional rates: non-UK resident individuals),

  • section 11D (savings income charged at the savings basic, higher and additional rates: individuals),

  • section 12 (savings income charged at the starting rate for savings),]

  • [F14section 12A (savings income charged at the savings nil rate),]

  • section 13 (income charged at the dividend ordinary and dividend upper rates: individuals), and

  • any other provisions of the Income Tax Acts which provide for income of an individual to be charged at different rates of income tax in some circumstances.

(5)The basic rate limit is [F15£37,700].

[F16(5A)The higher rate limit is £150,000.]

[F17(6)The basic rate limit [F18and higher rate limit are] increased in some circumstances: see—

(a)section 414(2) (gift aid relief), and

(b)section 192(4) of FA 2004 (relief for pension contributions).

(7)See section 21 for indexation of the basic rate limit.]

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F1Word in s. 10 heading omitted (21.7.2008 with effect in accordance with Sch. 1 para. 65 of the amending Act) by virtue of Finance Act 2008 (c. 9), Sch. 1 para. 3(6)

F2Words in s. 10 heading substituted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 2 para. 25 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2009 (c. 10), Sch. 2 para. 4(6)

F3S. 10(1) omitted (21.7.2008 with effect in accordance with Sch. 1 para. 65 of the amending Act) by virtue of Finance Act 2008 (c. 9), Sch. 1 para. 3(2)

F4S. 10(2) substituted (21.7.2008 with effect in accordance with Sch. 1 para. 65 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2008 (c. 9), Sch. 1 para. 3(3)

F5Words in s. 10(2) omitted (30.11.2016 with effect in relation to tax year 2017-18 and subsequent tax years) by Finance Act 2016 (c. 24), s. 6(6)(24); S.I. 2016/1161, regs. 2, 3

F6Words in s. 10(3) inserted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 2 para. 25 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2009 (c. 10), Sch. 2 para. 4(2)

F7S. 10(3A) inserted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 2 para. 25 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2009 (c. 10), Sch. 2 para. 4(3)

F8S. 10(3B)(3C) omitted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 38 para. 12 of the amending Act) by virtue of Finance Act 2014 (c. 26), Sch. 38 para. 4(a)

F9S. 10(4) entry omitted (21.7.2008 with effect in accordance with Sch. 1 para. 65 of the amending Act) by virtue of Finance Act 2008 (c. 9), Sch. 1 para. 3(4)

F10Words in s. 10(4) inserted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 38 para. 12 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2014 (c. 26), Sch. 38 para. 4(b)

F11Word in s. 10(4) substituted (30.11.2016 with effect in relation to tax year 2017-18 and subsequent tax years) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), ss. 13(14), 14(6)(15), 72(3); S.I. 2016/1161, regs. 2, 3

F12Words in s. 10(4) inserted (24.7.2018) by Wales Act 2014 (c. 29), ss. 9(4), 14, 29(4); S.I. 2018/892, art. 3 (with arts. 5, 6, 8)

F13Words in s. 10(4) inserted (30.11.2016 with effect in relation to tax year 2017-18 and subsequent tax years) by Finance Act 2016 (c. 24), s. 6(7)(24); S.I. 2016/1161, regs. 2, 3

F14Words in s. 10(4) inserted (with effect for the tax year 2016-17 and subsequent years) by Finance Act 2016 (c. 24), s. 4(4)(17)

F15Sum in s. 10(5) specified (1.2.2021 with effect for the tax year 2021-22) by The Income Tax (Indexation) Order 2021 (S.I. 2021/111), art. 2

F16S. 10(5A) inserted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 2 para. 25 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2009 (c. 10), Sch. 2 para. 4(4)

F17S. 10(6)(7) inserted (21.7.2008 with effect in accordance with Sch. 1 para. 65 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2008 (c. 9), Sch. 1 para. 3(5)

F18Words in s. 10(6) substituted (with effect in accordance with Sch. 2 para. 25 of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2009 (c. 10), Sch. 2 para. 4(5)

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