HC Deb 13 May 1925 vol 183 cc1869-70W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why Income Tax at full rate is charged on pay issued to officers stationed on the Rhine, and who have no residence in this country?


Under the provisions of the Income Tax Acts, the emoluments of a British officer, paid from British funds, are assessable to British Income

population for the financial year ended the 31st March, 1925, in respect of domiciliary Poor Law relief and old age pensions, were 6s. 8½d. and 11s. 5½d. The health insurance benefits distributed in the year ended 31st December, 1924, were equivalent to 12s. per head of population. The above figures relate to England and Wales; as regards Scotland, the hon. Member should address a question to my right hon. Friend the Secretary for Scotland.