Is it time to end the 50% tax rate?MoneySaving Poll Results

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In April '10, those earning over 150,000 got a new 'top rate' of income tax at 50% & lost other tax gains. The Chancellor, George Osborne, has asked the Revenue to review if it's actually raising extra cash.

Pro 50p rate say: Higher earners need to feel the pain too, and can afford to pay more
Anti 50p rate say: It disincentivises growth & encourages wealthy to take cash away from the UK.

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Results

I am a top rate payer. 50% is fine and should stay105 votes (2 %)
I am a top rate payer. 50% is too high and should be cut.228 votes (3 %)
I am a top rate payer. It should be more than 50%68 votes (1 %)
I'm NOT a top rate payer. 50% is too high and should be cut2,640 votes (38 %)
I'm NOT a top rate payer. 50% is fine and should stay2,989 votes (43 %)
I'm NOT a top rate payer. It should be more than 50%.853 votes (12 %)

                   6,883 votes received.

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