Income Tax - Overview

Income Tax is a tax you pay on your income. You do not have to pay tax on all types of income.

You pay tax on things like: 

You do not pay tax on things like: 

Income Tax Allowances and Reliefs 

Most people in the UK get a Personal Allowance (external link)of tax-free income. This is the amount of income you can have before you pay tax. 

The amount of tax you pay can also be reduced by tax reliefs (external link) if you qualify for them. 

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