Exemptions from Income Tax - Tax thresholds and Marginal Relief
Exemptions from Income Tax - Tax thresholds Income Tax Allowances and exemption limits and marginal relief
Words You May Need to Know
Deduction – an amount that is taken off the total
Allowance – money that you do not have to pay tax on
Earner – someone who gets money from working
Applied – used
Personal Income Tax
Personal income tax in Jersey is based around a 20% rate of tax. There are some deductions and allowances that people can claim off their tax bill.
What is Marginal Tax Relief?
There is also a separate calculation known as ‘marginal relief.’ This calculation is applied to make sure that people who are low to middle income earners do not pay too much tax.
These deductions and allowances and the calculation of marginal relief are all explained on the tax information website:
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