HL Deb 04 July 1842 vol 64 cc938-9
Lord Brougham

wished to put a question to the noble Earl, the President of the Board of Trade, respecting a matter which had given some alarm in the city, particularly among persons connected with the funds. It was understood, that the Income-tax was to be levied on the July Dividends, so as to extend back to January, instead of April, when it came into operation. It seemed to him that it could be properly levied only upon a moiety of these dividends.

The Earl of Ripon

would make inquiry on the subject, and give an answer tomorrow.

The House adjourned.