- Income Tax Act 1842
The Income Tax Act 1842 (citation 5 & 6 Vict c. 35) was an Act of the
Parliament of the United Kingdom, passed under the government of Robert Peel, which re-introduced an income taxin Britain, at the rate of 7 pence in the pound on all annual incomes greater than £150. It was the first imposition of income tax in Britain outside of wartime. Although promoted as a temporary measure, income tax has been levied continually in Britain ever since. In its detail, the Act of 1842 was substantially similar to the Income Tax Act 1803 introduced by Henry Addington during the Napoleonic Wars.
* [http://www.ciot.org.uk/documents/creators/History5.htm The Creators of the Modern Income Tax]
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