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Income tax threshold set to rise

5 April 2014 Last updated at 09:19 BST

Britain will have the highest personal tax allowance in the G7 from Sunday, the Government has claimed.

From then, no tax will be paid by anyone on their first £10,000 of income, although national insurance will still be paid.

The Liberal Democrats say the change is worth up to £705 for more than 26m working people but Labour says the average family will still be worse off by almost £1000 a year.

Joe Lynam reports.

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