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Is the UK tax system fair?

Is the UK tax system fair?

In this finance Core Maths resource students explore income tax and national insurance. They are asked to design a tax regime that fits their rationale and generates enough income (£154bn), using the data below:

 

Range

Number of taxpayers

£4,745 to £6,000

1,440,000

£6,000 to £7,000

1,160,000

£7,000 to £8,000

1,590,000

£8,000 to £10,000

2,950,000

£10,000 to £12,000

2,760,000

£12,000 to £15,000

3,650,000

£15,000 to £20,000

4,950,000

£20,000 to £30,000

6,000,000

£30,000 to £50,000

4,090,000

£50,000 to £70,000

859,000

£70,000 to £100,000

410,000

£100,000 to £200,000

300,000

£200,000 to £500,000

89,000

£500,000 to £1 million

16,000

Over £1 million

6,000

The resource includes links to useful sites and videos to enable the discussion, as well as teacher notes and an activity sheet. It can be found here:

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Subject(s)Mathematics
Age16-19, FE/HE
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