Fiscal facts: tax and benefits

This page provides links to facts and figures about UK taxes and benefits.

These notes describe the UK tax and benefit systems respectively:

The spreadsheets below give give current and historical rates and thresholds for the main direct and indirect taxes; and benefit and tax credit rates, numbers of claimants and expenditure levels.

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