HC Deb 18 April 1986 vol 95 c518W
Sir Geoffrey Finsberg

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will set out in comparative form such information as he has as to the top rate of income tax in France, Japan, Canada, West Germany, the United States of America and the United Kingdom.

Mr. Moore

The information requested is as follows:

Maximum Rates on Employment Income
Rate per cent.
France 65
Japan 84
Canada 54
West Germany 56
United States of America 55.5
United Kingdom 60

Note: Where applicable (Canada, Japan and the United States of America) the tax rates include local income taxes.