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Income tax threshold

The income tax threshold is the income level at which a person begins paying income taxes.[1] The income tax threshold equates to the:

  • Personal allowance in the UK, which was £9,440 in 2013-14 and £10,000 in 2014-15, the highest in the G7.[2][3][4]
  • Basic allowance in Germany, which was €8,004 in 2012.
  • Income tax threshold in France, which was €6,088 in 2012.
  • Sum of the standard deduction and personal exemption in the US, which was $9,750 in 2012 for a single person.[5]
  • Basic personal amount in Canada, which was C$10,822 in 2012.[6]
  • Tax-free threshold in Australia, which was A$18,200 in 2012-13.[7][8]
  • Tax-free threshold in Greece, which was €5,000 in 2012.[9]
  • Tax-free threshold in Poland, which was €736 in 2013 (equivalent to $1,007). [10]
  • Minimum wage in Israel, which was 4,700 in 2012 (equivalent to $1,334).

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^ Personal Allowance
  3. ^ Personal tax allowance to rise to £9,440
  4. ^ Income tax threshold set to rise
  5. ^ "Low Income/Simple Living as War Tax Resistance". NWTRCC. 
  6. ^ Indexation adjustment for personal income tax and benefit amounts
  7. ^ What is the tax-free threshold?
  8. ^ Individual income tax rates
  9. ^ "Tax-free threshold could be scrapped". 
  10. ^ "Kwota wolna od podatku w 2013 r.". 

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