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1146857
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star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce tax (a) avoidance and (b) evasion. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton more like this
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Giles Watling more like this
star this property uin 912456 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text This government has taken significant action, including introducing 100 new measures tackling tax avoidance, evasion and other forms of non-compliance, since 2010, securing and protecting £200bn that would have otherwise gone unpaid and helping to bring the UK’s tax gap to a near record low of 5.6%. more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T15:57:52.547Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T15:57:52.547Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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4677
unstar this property label Biography information for Giles Watling more like this
1146595
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-26more like thismore than 2019-09-26
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Roadchef: Employee Benefit Trusts more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will undertake an inquiry into delays in resolving the dispute between HMRC and the Roadchef Employee Benefits Trust. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport East more like this
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Jessica Morden more like this
star this property uin 291335 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p><strong></strong></p><p>The administration of the tax system is a matter for HM Revenue and Customs. It would not be appropriate for Treasury Ministers to become involved in the administration of the tax system in specific cases.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T15:59:41.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T15:59:41.787Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jessica Morden more like this
1145922
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Companies: Taxation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many and what proportion of UK companies are not required by HMRC to submit tax returns. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 291077 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>All companies are initially required to submit tax returns except for those declared exempt or dormant. In the most recent accounting period (June 2019), 715,360 (16%) of UK companies were not required by HMRC to submit a tax return.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T16:31:34.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T16:31:34.313Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1144998
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Infrastructure: Investment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps he is taking to ensure a long-term approach to infrastructure investment as recommended in the National Infrastructure Assessment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 287583 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>As set out in Spending Round 2019, the Government will announce its ambitious plans for future capital spending later in the autumn, including through the publication of the National Infrastructure Strategy.</p><p> </p><p>This Strategy will set out the Government’s plans to deliver a step change in infrastructure investment to support the UK economy and will provide the Government’s official response to the National Infrastructure Assessment, which set out an assessment of the UK’s long-term infrastructure needs<strong>. </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:00:41.437Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
1145822
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Income Tax more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of rises in income tax thresholds on income distribution in the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 290638 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>Between 2010 and April 2019 the personal allowance has increased by more than 90%. This means that 1.74 million people on low incomes have been taken out of income tax altogether since 2015-16. The Government has also increased the higher rate threshold to £50,000 to support working people to keep more of what they earn.</p><p>The income tax system is highly progressive – the top 1% of income taxpayers are forecast to pay over 29% of all income tax in 2018-19.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T16:08:45.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T16:08:45.477Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1146012
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tax Allowances: Research more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the annual revenue raised by Clause 16 and Schedule 4 of the Finance Act 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
star this property uin 291101 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>Clause 16 Schedule 4 of the Finance Act 2018 sets out legislation to enable knowledge-intensive companies to raise more growth capital through the Enterprise Investment Scheme and Venture Capital Trusts.</p><p> </p><p>These schemes provide relief for individuals investing in qualifying enterprises, which are higher-risk, early stage enterprise seeking to grow and develop their trade. Raising the investment limits for knowledge-intensive enterprises does not directly raise revenue for the Exchequer. The Government does not monitor any revenue that may be raised indirectly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T16:16:17.113Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T16:16:17.113Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
star this property tabling member
4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1148130
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tax Avoidance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of taxpayers working for a single employer under a Loan Charge scheme who would not have had the choice of being employed directly by that employer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ipswich more like this
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Sandy Martin more like this
star this property uin 294240 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>Disguised remuneration (DR) schemes are contrived arrangements that use loan payments in place of ordinary remuneration, usually through an offshore trust, with the purpose of avoiding income tax and National Insurance contributions. The loans are provided on terms that mean they are not repaid in practice. HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) position is that they are no different to income, and that they are and have always been taxable.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has heard claims that some individuals were compelled to use DR schemes, but HMRC have not seen cases that support this claim.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T12:11:49.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T12:11:49.06Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sandy Martin more like this
1149029
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star this property date less than 2019-10-14more like thismore than 2019-10-14
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Housing: Capital Gains Tax more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the extent to which gains made on residential property that would otherwise be subject to capital gains tax are currently subject to (a) final period exemption and (b) lettings relief. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wentworth and Dearne more like this
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John Healey more like this
star this property uin 35 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
star this property answer text <p>For individuals who claim final period exemption or letting relief, there is no requirement to file a Capital Gains Tax return to HMRC if the amount payable results in no liability being incurred.</p><p> </p><p>Individuals who incur a Capital Gains Tax liability must provide information on the reliefs they are claiming separately in the unstructured additional information section of the Self Assessment return. Utilising this data to provide an assessment as requested can only be done at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-10-17T14:09:10.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-17T14:09:10.257Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Healey more like this
1144684
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Tax Avoidance more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his Department's definition of fully disclosed information is in the letter from the Financial Secretary to the Treasury entitled Disguised Remuneration Loan Charge, dated 18th July 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Antrim more like this
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Paul Girvan more like this
star this property uin 286847 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will not apply the loan charge to a tax year where an enquiry was closed on the basis of fully disclosed information.</p><p> </p><p>This applies where an individual has provided details about their use of a disguised remuneration scheme to HMRC, for example on their tax return, HMRC have opened an enquiry, and HMRC have subsequently closed their enquiry without making an adjustment to the tax position in respect of that scheme. In these instances HMRC will not apply the loan charge to the outstanding loan balance for that year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:03:16.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:03:16.313Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Girvan more like this
1147020
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Fossil Fuels: VAT more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential effect on the environment of an increase in VAT on fossil fuels. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham North more like this
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Alex Norris more like this
star this property uin 292303 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>HM Treasury has no current plans to increase VAT on fossil fuels. All taxes are kept under review and decisions on tax and their impact are considered as part of the normal fiscal policy making process.</p><p> </p><p>The Government takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously and has commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the Climate Change Act 2008, as well as the Paris Agreement, which was ratified in November 2016.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T14:48:41.947Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T14:48:41.947Z
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3991
unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Norris more like this