Fiscal Facts

Fiscal Facts contains facts and figures about UK taxes, benefits, and the public finances.

  • The tax and benefit tables give current and historical rates and thresholds for the main direct and indirect taxes; and benefit and tax credit rates, numbers of claimants and expenditure levels. For more information, contact Andrew Hood or Barra Roantree.
  • We give public finance information for the UK and some comparative figures for OECD countries. For more information contact Soumaya Keynes.

Three notes describe the UK tax and benefit systems and public spending respectively: