Kwasi Kwarteng reveals overhaul to income tax in mini budget with top rate ABOLISHED

A HUGE overhaul of income taxes has been revealed by the Chancellor today as part of his mini-budget.

Kwasi Kwarteng announced one of his budget ‘rabbitswould be scrapping the very top rate of income tax for workers.

The Chancellor's blue book of policies he's revealing today

The Chancellor’s blue book of policies he’s revealing today信用: 功放

It means that anyone earning more than £150,000 will be able to keep more of their earnings, as their tax will go down to 40 per cent for anything above £50,000.

That will affect 629,000 英国人, according to HMRCbut critics will say that it will help the richest the most.

To combat that, the Chancellor also confirmed that slashing the 20 per cent rate of income tax down to 19p will come in next April.

That will help millions of workers paying the lowest rates of income tax, who will be better off.

Higher inflation and freezing the tax brackets means more people will be dragged into paying more tax.

Elsewhere in today’s mini-budget, the Chancellor confirmed:

Liz Truss today as her Chancellor reveals her mini budget

Liz Truss today as her Chancellor reveals her mini budget信用: 路透社

The Chancellor will tell MPs: “Growth is not as high as it needs to be, which has made it harder to pay for public services, requiring taxes to rise. We are determined to break that cycle.”

The massive tax bonfirethe biggest since Margaret Thatcher’s Budget in 1988 – is a huge gamble as Ms Truss goes for broke on her mission to get economic growth.