These are the 10 areas in Britain that pay the most tax

Ellen Stewart
Sunday 31 January 2016 14:20
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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell just published his tax return

The deadline for filing your online tax returns is nigh.

Self-assessment forms must we repeat must be completed by the end of Sunday (aka TODAY), with those who miss the deadline facing penalties.

Tax has made headlines this month as a bitter row broke out over a government deal for Google to pay £130million in tax dating back to 2005.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell today published his tax return calling chancellor George Osborne to do the same.

In 2015 Esher in Surrey was crowned the UK’s number one income tax hotspot.

Research by accountants UHY Hacker Young attributes this to celebrity residents and City commuters who pay four times the national average. Just one location outside the South-east - Tatton in Cheshire - made the top 10.


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