(iv) DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME EARNERS ON THE INCOME TAX FILE FOR 2004
Exempt
Marginal Relief
Standard Rate
Higher Rate
Total
On a Pre- 627,236 16,494 617,415 632,655 1,893,800
Budget Basis 33.12% 0.87% 32.60% 33.41%
On a Post- 668,666 14,173 578,776 632,185 1,893,800
Budget Basis 35.31% 0.75% 30.56% 33.38%
Note: The pre-Budget distribution forecasts the numbers of income earners, (assuming income growth for 2004), which would be in each tax band in 2004 if no Budget were introduced.