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    So the Maintenance grant has recently been taken away from us and now the conservative government propose uncapping tuition fees based on University performance. We will already leave university with a minimum of £27,000 worth of debt just to try and get a good job were we have to pay 40% tax anyway. It is therefore our responsibility as the affected generation, to stop this. We would also be looking out for future generations unlike our predecessors who clearly overlooked us. So i guess my question is, what would be an effective way to combat the governments plans?
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    What grad jobs pay 40% tax?

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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    What grad jobs pay 40% tax?

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    He didn't say straight out of university, to be fair.
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    (Original post by TurboCretin)
    He didn't say straight out of university, to be fair.
    To pay anything close to 40% tax you'd have to be on a top salary far beyond what an average graduate can expect to reach.
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    (Original post by Saoirse:3)
    To pay anything close to 40% tax you'd have to be on a top salary far beyond what an average graduate can expect to reach.
    I point you to where OP said 'try'.

    I'm not tooting his horn or anything, just pointing out that the nitpicking is a bit misplaced.
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    (Original post by TurboCretin)
    He didn't say straight out of university, to be fair.
    Even so, you don't get to the point where your net salary is 60% of your gross salary until you're earning about £80,000 a year, and that's including student loan repayment. An effective tax rate of 40% is not going to be a concern for most people.
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    Even so, you don't get to the point where your net salary is 60% of your gross salary until you're earning about £80,000 a year, and that's including student loan repayment. An effective tax rate of 40% is not going to be a concern for most people.
    Granted, although I suspect that all that means is that OP has a very particular view on what a 'good job' is.

    I will let OP speak for himself before we get into a game of 'guess what is in OP's head'.
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    (Original post by DiddyDec)
    What grad jobs pay 40% tax?

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    I did say try, and most people go to university to eventually get a job that pays over 35k which is the threshold for 40% tax. And look at the US im not saying i agree with the way the country is run but the highest tax bracket there is 39.6%
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    (Original post by CameronWatson)
    I did say try, and most people go to university to eventually get a job that pays over 35k which is the threshold for 40% tax. And look at the US im not saying i agree with the way the country is run but the highest tax bracket there is 39.6%
    The threshold for 40% income tax is £42,385 for people with the standards personal allowance.
 
 
 
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