basic rate tax

/'beɪsɪk reɪt ˌtæks/ noun
the lowest rate of income tax

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  • basic rate — ➔ rate1 * * * basic rate UK US noun [S] TAX ► in the UK, the level of income tax that most people pay: »Index linked certificates are worth 4.8% to those paying tax at the basic rate. cut/increase/raise the basic rate »The party has no intention… …   Financial and business terms

  • basic-rate — UK US noun [S] TAX ► in the UK, the level of income tax that most people pay: »Index linked certificates are worth 4.8% to those paying tax at the basic rate. cut/increase/raise the basic rate »The party has no intention of raising the basic rate …   Financial and business terms

  • basic rate of tax — The basic rate of income tax is 23% in the fiscal year 1998/99 and is applied to taxable income in between £4,300 and £27,100. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary See also lower rate of tax, higher rate of tax and taxable income.… …   Financial and business terms

  • basic-rate — adj. Basic rate is used with these nouns: ↑tax …   Collocations dictionary

  • basic rate of income tax — A rate of income tax between the starting rate and the higher rate. In the UK it is currently 22%, which is applied to that part of taxable income in the band £2091 to £32,400 (2005–06). See also: higher rate of income tax, starting rate of… …   Accounting dictionary

  • basic rate of income tax — A rate of income tax between the starting rate and the higher rate. In the UK it is 22%, which is applied to that part of taxable income in the band £2091 to £32, 400 (2005 06). See also higher rate of income tax; starting rate of income tax …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • rate — The cost of debt service paid by a borrower or issuer to a lender or investor. The rate is expressed as an annual percentage of the amount borrowed. For some notes and bonds that pay interest semiannually, the semiannual interest due to the… …   Financial and business terms

  • tax — ▪ I. tax tax 1 [tæks] noun [countable, uncountable] TAX an amount of money that you must pay to the government according to your income, property, goods etc, that is used to pay for public services: • The President said he would cut taxes for… …   Financial and business terms

  • tax — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ high, low ▪ direct, indirect ▪ flat ▪ basic rate, higher rate (both BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • Tax code (PAYE) — In the UK, every person paid under the PAYE scheme is allocated a tax code by HM Revenue Customs. This is in the form of a number followed by a letter or letters, or a letter followed by numbers. This code describes to employers how much tax to… …   Wikipedia

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