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Using the British TAX code to estimate the release date of a music record

Official code used in UK before 1973 to determinate the sales tax %.

  • MT code was the official tax code in UK from 1st January to 30 June 1963.
  • KT code was used in between 1 July 1963 and 22 November 1968.
  • JT code was used from 23 November 1968 and up to 1 April 1973 when UK government took the VAT tax system into use.
    If the tax code is missing, then the LP is pressed after 30 May 1973.