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The Tax Man Numbers to Watch out for in 2012. Jan 2012

Tax rates and thresholds for 2012/13 have been announced as follows:

Income Tax Personal Allowances
Under 65: £8,105
65-75: £10,500
75 and over: £10,660
Minimum marriage allowance: £2,960
Maximum marriage allowance: £7,705
Blind person's allowance: £2,100
Income limit for those aged 65 or more: £25,400
Income limit for under 65 personal allowance: £100,000

Income Tax Rates
Savings rate* (10%): £0 - 2,710
Basic rate (20%): £0 - 34,370
Higher rate (40%): £34,371 to 150,000
Additional rate (50%): Over £150,000

* Rate does not apply where other income exceeds the savings rate threshold.

Different tax rates apply for dividend income as follows: (before allowing for a ten year tax credit)

Basic rate (10%): £0 - 34,370
Higher rate (32.5%): £34,371 to 150,000
Additional rate (42.5%): Over £150,000

NI

The rates and weekly thresholds for NI contributions will be:
Employer's class 1 above primary threshold (above £144): 13.8%
Employee's class 1 not contracted out (from £146 to £817): 12%
Employee's additional class 1 (above £817): 2%
Self-employed class 4 (annual figures from £7,605 to £42,475): 9%
Self-employed class 4 additional rate (above £42,475 per year): 2%
Self-employed class 2: £2.65 per week
Voluntary contributions class 3: £13.25 per week

Capital Gains Tax
Tax rates for individuals

Up to basic rate band: 18%
Above basic rate band: 28%
Annual exemption: £10,600

Corporation Tax
From 1 April 2012:
Profit of £0 - £300,000: 20%
Profit of £300,000- £1,500,000: 26.25%
Profit of £1,500,000 and over: 25%

 

These rates apply where there are no associated companies. 

 

For further information about Tax Rates and how they apply to you, contact Lavinia Newman, Stuart Coleman or Tonmoy Kumar to discuss how ABDS can help in all your financial planning and business advice.

ABDS Chartered Certified Accountants of Southampton.
Tel: 023 8083 6900  E-mail: abds@netaccountants.net
 

 

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