2013/14 – the income tax gender gap increased AGAIN… to £75,400,000,000

Men’s human rights are assaulted by the actions and inactions of the state in many areas, as we outlined in our 2015 general election manifesto. This happens despite men paying the majority of income tax collected in the country. Income tax is the largest single source of government revenues.

In August 2014 we published a piece revealing that in 2010/11, men paid £108 billion in income tax, women only £43.6 billion – 71.2% and 28.8% respectively. An income tax gender gap of £64.4 billion.

In June 2015 we published a piece revealing that men paid 72% of the income tax collected in the UK, and women 28%, in 2011/12 and 2012/13. Men paid £68 billion more income tax than women in 2011/12, £69 billion more in 2012/13.

I’ve just checked the latest official data available, which cover the tax year 2013/14. The relevant Excel spreadsheet is here, and it shows (rows 50, 66):

– 17.4 million men paid £120 billion, an average of £6,896 each
– 13.0 million women paid £44.6 billion, an average of £3,430, a little under half that paid by male taxpayers

Compared with 2012/13, men paid an additional £7.0 billion, women an additional £0.6 billion.

So the income tax burden faced by men increased in both absolute and relative terms in 2013/14. Men paid £75.4 billion more income tax than women, and their proportion of the total income tax contributions rose from 72.0% to 72.9%.

The government’s policy direction of driving women into more paid employment, which leads to a great deal of unhappiness among women and children, poorer outcomes for children, and higher unemployment among men – the latter point demonstrated by Belinda Brown in 2013, here – has been a failure even in terms of income tax generation. And year after year, the income tax gender gap increases.

In the space of just three years – from 2010/11 to 2013/14 – the gender gap increased from £64.4 billion to £75.4 billion, an increase of 17.1%.

About Mike Buchanan

I'm a men's human rights advocate, writer, and publisher. My primary focus is leading the political party I launched in 2013, Justice for Men & Boys (and the women who love them). I still work actively on two campaigns I launched in early 2012, Campaign for Merit in Business and the Anti-Feminism League. In 2014 I launched The Alternative Sexism Project, aiming to raise public understanding that the sexism faced by men and boys has far more grievous consequences than the sexism faced by women and girls.
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  • This article confirms the position of the MGTOW ghosts of working as little as possible “on the books” and therefore slowly starving the beast. In an insane world being right will get one labelled as crazy. But statistics don’t lie. Who is right and who is crazy? The crossroads is coming and all men will soon be forced to either acknowledge their slavery to themselves and accept it like good little sheep or opt for freedom as God, the Constitution, and the Magna Carta promised. MGTOW forever.

    • The article confirms that men working ‘on the books’ are contributing ever more to propping up the system.

      • The “on the books” crowd are the beta male herd the predators (women and government) prey upon. Alpha males are, and have always been “off the books”. The predators know the beta herd is so scared for their individual safety they will never band together, for if they did the predators would be powerless against their numbers.

        The predators pubically pick off individuals thereby scaring the bejesus out of the rest of the herd. Look at what lions do to a herd of wildebeest who will not band together. Look at at what water buffalo do to lions when they band together. Beta males are wildebeest and will not change. The predators will not change.

        It is only going to get worse. Open your wallet to pay for your own chains. Fools cannot be saved from themselves. God bless MGTOW. Keep up the good work, Mike. Wake up as many as you can.

  • And as the Fawcett society loudly pointed out the main recipients of tax funding are women. After the flurry of “the cuts are a feminist issue” its went a bit quieter. I could be hoping too much to assume that the good ladies of the Fawcett and other groups began to realise that it may be an own goal to make so explicit the extent of the benefits to women

  • Interesting data.

    Doubtless the feminists will use the tax gap as evidence of a “completely unjust” pay gap



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