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star this property date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, according to the data gathered by the HM Revenue and Customs Real Time Information programme, how many (1) women, and (2) men earning below the personal income tax threshold were contributing at work to a net pay pension scheme in the last three years; and whether they have estimates of these numbers for the current year. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL15963 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs can provide estimates of the number of women and men earning income below the personal allowance threshold who contribute to a net pay or a relief at source pension scheme over a three year period. These figures are set out in the table below.</p><p>These figures are produced using HMRC’s Real Time Information data to identify taxpayers who contribute to relief at source and net pay pension schemes, which is then combined with the Survey of Personal Incomes to obtain information on income and gender. The most recent tax/year for which these estimates are available is 2016/17.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Number of individuals earning below the Personal Allowance making workplace pension contributions into net pay and relief at source pension schemes (Figures are in thousands)</strong></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>2016/17</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>Net Pay</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>800</p></td><td><p>900</p></td><td><p>1,000</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>1,100</p></td><td><p>1,200</p></td><td><p>1,300</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>Relief at Source</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>400</p></td><td><p>500</p></td><td><p>700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>400</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>600</p></td><td><p>900</p></td><td><p>1,100</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Note: (1) Personal Allowances for the respective tax years: £10,000 in 2014/15, £10,600 in 2015/16 and £11,000 in 2016/17; (2) Figures are rounded to neared 100 thousand; (3) Figures by gender may not sum to total due to rounding</p><p>Source: Real Time Information and Survey of Personal Income Data for 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17.</p><p> </p><p>There may be individuals who have both relief at source and net pay pension schemes. The relief at source pension schemes data only shows individuals who are part of an employer-sponsored or provided pension scheme.</p><p> </p><p>An estimate of the number of disabled people who earn less than the personal allowance and are contributing to a net pay pension scheme is not available. The relevant HM Revenue and Customs’ administrative data does not contain information on disability.</p><p> </p><p>An estimate for the number of taxpayers with relief at source pensions who fail to claim higher rate tax relief, and how much higher rate tax relief is unclaimed each year, is not available.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL15964 more like this
HL15965 more like this
HL15966 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-06-18T15:32:43.827Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-11more like thismore than 2016-10-11
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to ensure that (1) employers, and (2) employees earning under £11,000 a year, understand the consequences of using a net pay arrangement on entitlement to tax relief. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL2186 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answer text <p>The Pensions Regulator provides guidance to employers on choosing a pension scheme for their staff in order to discharge their statutory obligations under automatic enrolment. This guidance covers the choice between net pay and relief at source schemes, and the implications of net pay schemes for employees who do not pay tax.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s latest analysis of the eligibility of workers for automatic enrolment was published on 13 October 2016 in ‘Workplace Pensions: Update of analysis on Automatic Enrolment’. Information on age and earnings breakdowns for all workers can be found in table 3a on page 6, and is available in the report titled: Workplace pensions: Update of Analysis on Automatic Enrolment 2016, which is available on the gov.uk website.</p><p> </p><p>The Government does not collect data on the number of workers earning less than the personal allowance who are also members of pension schemes that operate a net pay system. The Government does not hold employee level data on employees enrolled in net pay pension schemes, as such schemes are not obliged to report pension contributions to HM Revenue and Customs. The Government does not therefore hold information on the value of tax reliefs paid out to employees in net pay schemes.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL2187 more like this
HL2188 more like this
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less than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.697Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-10-11more like thismore than 2016-10-11
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that workers who are contributing to a workplace pension, and who earn less than £11,000 a year, are able to receive the government contribution to their pension for which they are eligible; and what action they are taking to ensure that such earners are not disadvantaged by losing out on the 25 per cent top-up to which they are entitled. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL2187 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answer text <p>The Pensions Regulator provides guidance to employers on choosing a pension scheme for their staff in order to discharge their statutory obligations under automatic enrolment. This guidance covers the choice between net pay and relief at source schemes, and the implications of net pay schemes for employees who do not pay tax.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s latest analysis of the eligibility of workers for automatic enrolment was published on 13 October 2016 in ‘Workplace Pensions: Update of analysis on Automatic Enrolment’. Information on age and earnings breakdowns for all workers can be found in table 3a on page 6, and is available in the report titled: Workplace pensions: Update of Analysis on Automatic Enrolment 2016, which is available on the gov.uk website.</p><p> </p><p>The Government does not collect data on the number of workers earning less than the personal allowance who are also members of pension schemes that operate a net pay system. The Government does not hold employee level data on employees enrolled in net pay pension schemes, as such schemes are not obliged to report pension contributions to HM Revenue and Customs. The Government does not therefore hold information on the value of tax reliefs paid out to employees in net pay schemes.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL2186 more like this
HL2188 more like this
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less than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.74Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.74Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-11more like thismore than 2016-10-11
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to assess the number of people earning less than £11,000 a year who are auto-enrolled or paying into net pay arrangement workplace pension schemes. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL2188 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-25more like thismore than 2016-10-25
star this property answer text <p>The Pensions Regulator provides guidance to employers on choosing a pension scheme for their staff in order to discharge their statutory obligations under automatic enrolment. This guidance covers the choice between net pay and relief at source schemes, and the implications of net pay schemes for employees who do not pay tax.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s latest analysis of the eligibility of workers for automatic enrolment was published on 13 October 2016 in ‘Workplace Pensions: Update of analysis on Automatic Enrolment’. Information on age and earnings breakdowns for all workers can be found in table 3a on page 6, and is available in the report titled: Workplace pensions: Update of Analysis on Automatic Enrolment 2016, which is available on the gov.uk website.</p><p> </p><p>The Government does not collect data on the number of workers earning less than the personal allowance who are also members of pension schemes that operate a net pay system. The Government does not hold employee level data on employees enrolled in net pay pension schemes, as such schemes are not obliged to report pension contributions to HM Revenue and Customs. The Government does not therefore hold information on the value of tax reliefs paid out to employees in net pay schemes.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL2186 more like this
HL2187 more like this
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less than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.797Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-25T16:51:27.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Public Sector: Pensions more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether a public sector worker who earns less than £11,000 a year, and who contributes to a public sector pension scheme, receives the equivalent of basic rate tax relief on their contributions. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL4056 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-21more like thismore than 2016-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not centrally collate data on the annual earnings of public sector workers.</p><p> </p><p>Defined benefit public sector pension schemes operate on a net pay basis. The Partnership scheme, which is a defined contribution scheme open to civil servants and other public sector workers, operates a relief at source system for payment of pension contributions.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN HL4057 more like this
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less than 2016-12-21T12:32:05.867Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-21T12:32:05.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Altmann more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-12-13more like thismore than 2016-12-13
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Public Sector: Pay more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many workers in the public sector earn less than £11,000. more like this
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Baroness Altmann more like this
star this property uin HL4057 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-21more like thismore than 2016-12-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not centrally collate data on the annual earnings of public sector workers.</p><p> </p><p>Defined benefit public sector pension schemes operate on a net pay basis. The Partnership scheme, which is a defined contribution scheme open to civil servants and other public sector workers, operates a relief at source system for payment of pension contributions.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN HL4056 more like this
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less than 2016-12-21T12:32:05.93Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-21T12:32:05.93Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading UK Membership of EU: Referendums more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of interference by Russian sources with the referendum in the UK on 23 June 2016. more like this
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Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top more like this
star this property uin HL3305 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
star this property answer text <p>As the Prime Minister made clear in her Mansion House speech, Russia makes aggressive use of cyber capability to mount sustained campaigns of espionage and disruption.</p><p>To date, we have not seen evidence of successful interference in UK elections or referendums. We take any allegations of interference in UK democratic processes by a foreign government extremely seriously.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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less than 2017-12-04T17:13:13.327Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-04T17:13:13.327Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-11-18more like thismore than 2016-11-18
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money has been claimed under the Small Charitable Donations Act 2012 in each year since 2013. more like this
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Baroness Barker more like this
star this property uin HL3346 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-02more like thismore than 2016-12-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government maintains close and constructive links with charity sector representatives and is in regular dialogue with the sector. HM Revenue and Customs has set up an outreach team which is particularly focused on responding to the needs of smaller charities.</p><p>This team regularly makes visits to small charities and has provided face-to-face presentations to over 650, raising awareness and helping charities to receive support through the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme, as well as the full range of available tax reliefs to which they are entitled.</p><p> </p><p>Amounts claimed under the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme since 2013 are £6 million in 2013/14, £21 million in 2014/15 and £26 million in 2015/16. Figures for 2016/17 are not currently available.</p><p> </p><p>The costs of administering the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme and instances of malpractice are not available as they are included in the figures for the wider Gift Aid scheme, and cannot be separately extracted.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL3347 more like this
HL3348 more like this
HL3349 more like this
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less than 2016-12-02T14:18:07.357Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-02T14:18:07.357Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barker more like this
638596
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-18more like thismore than 2016-11-18
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the cost to HM Revenue and Customs of administering the Small Charitable Donations Act 2012 in each year since 2013. more like this
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Baroness Barker more like this
star this property uin HL3347 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-02more like thismore than 2016-12-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government maintains close and constructive links with charity sector representatives and is in regular dialogue with the sector. HM Revenue and Customs has set up an outreach team which is particularly focused on responding to the needs of smaller charities.</p><p>This team regularly makes visits to small charities and has provided face-to-face presentations to over 650, raising awareness and helping charities to receive support through the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme, as well as the full range of available tax reliefs to which they are entitled.</p><p> </p><p>Amounts claimed under the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme since 2013 are £6 million in 2013/14, £21 million in 2014/15 and £26 million in 2015/16. Figures for 2016/17 are not currently available.</p><p> </p><p>The costs of administering the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme and instances of malpractice are not available as they are included in the figures for the wider Gift Aid scheme, and cannot be separately extracted.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL3346 more like this
HL3348 more like this
HL3349 more like this
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less than 2016-12-02T14:18:07.433Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-02T14:18:07.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barker more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-11-18more like thismore than 2016-11-18
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HM Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name CaTreasury more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many instances of malpractice associated with the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme have been recorded since 2013. more like this
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Baroness Barker more like this
star this property uin HL3348 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-02more like thismore than 2016-12-02
star this property answer text <p>The Government maintains close and constructive links with charity sector representatives and is in regular dialogue with the sector. HM Revenue and Customs has set up an outreach team which is particularly focused on responding to the needs of smaller charities.</p><p>This team regularly makes visits to small charities and has provided face-to-face presentations to over 650, raising awareness and helping charities to receive support through the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme, as well as the full range of available tax reliefs to which they are entitled.</p><p> </p><p>Amounts claimed under the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme since 2013 are £6 million in 2013/14, £21 million in 2014/15 and £26 million in 2015/16. Figures for 2016/17 are not currently available.</p><p> </p><p>The costs of administering the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme and instances of malpractice are not available as they are included in the figures for the wider Gift Aid scheme, and cannot be separately extracted.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Young of Cookham remove filter
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HL3346 more like this
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less than 2016-12-02T14:18:07.497Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-02T14:18:07.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Young of Cookham more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Barker more like this