headline rate

headline rate

n
(Economics) a basic rate of inflation, taxation, etc, before distorting factors have been removed: the headline rate of inflation.
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The step-up in CPI was driven by higher food and transport costs, pushing the headline rate to levels not seen since April 2012.
The current headline rate of service tax on construction of flats, residences, offices etc.
But investment meant its corporation tax rate was just 11%, compared with a headline rate of 20%.
But investment meant their corporation tax rate was 11 per cent compared with a headline rate of 20 per cent.
However, he was quick to add that the headline rate was indeed not doing the bank much good.
The key change for employers is the introduction of the National Living Wage on April 1, when the headline rate increases to PS7.
Yes you are correct; in the Chancellor's speech he said: "The headline rate of CGT is currently one of the highest in the developed world.
The Chancellor confirmed a 10% point reduction in the supplementary charge, which reduces the headline rate of tax to 50%.
THREE more measles cases in an area recovering from a major recent epidemic has pushed the headline rate in a renewed outbreak to 39.
Concerning the detailed sub-indices, fuels for transport, electricity, gas and heating oil had the largest upward impacts on the headline rate, while telecommunications (-0.
George Osborne told the Commons that the headline rate of corporate tax was the most visible sign of how competitive the UK was.
It is proposed that income from patents will be taxed at a reduced rate of 10 per cent as opposed to the forecast headline rate of 23 per cent.