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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 UK Trade with EU 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, how many (a) businesses and (b) companies (i) have an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number, (ii) require an EORI number but do not have one and (iii) have applied for an EORI number and not received one. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 279012 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>Approximately 479,000 traders hold a live Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number issued by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). It is not possible to provide a breakdown of this data.</p><p> </p><p>Data on the number of traders that would need a UK EORI number is not readily available.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC have issued UK EORI numbers to all traders who registered for a number and did not already possess one at the time of their registration.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T12:24:54.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T12:24:54.917Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
1139678
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Free Zones 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 assessment he has made of the role of free ports in tackling global tax avoidance and evasion. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 278534 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>Free Trade Zones and ports play a clear role in facilitating legitimate international trade, but where there is lax oversight or weak governance they are susceptible to abuse by transnational criminal networks. Under the joint leadership of HMRC and the US Department of Homeland Security, the OECD Countering Illicit Trade Taskforce has made significant progress in developing draft guidance on measures to enhance the transparency of Free Trade Zones, so as to promote clean and fair trade and to make them unattractive to people and organisations looking to conduct tax evasion and commit crime.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T15:58:56.313Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:58:56.313Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4425
unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
1139717
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 EU External Trade: Import Controls 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 proportion of goods from non-EU countries are held at EU borders for physical checks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wokingham more like this
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John Redwood more like this
star this property uin 278327 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The European Commission collates statistics on the proportion of EU imports subject to physical control, but does not publish this data.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-07-23T16:04:26.103Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Redwood more like this
1139741
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 Business: Disclosure of Information 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 assessment he has made of the potential merits of scrapping quarterly reporting for businesses with a turnover of under £85,000. 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 278357 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>There have been no changes to the reporting requirements for businesses below the VAT threshold. Making Tax Digital (MTD) applies only to VAT registered businesses above the £85,000 VAT threshold.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has been clear that any move to extend MTD would happen only after it has assurance that the MTD for VAT service is working well, and will therefore not be mandating MTD for any new taxes or businesses in 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T15:48:20.193Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:48:20.193Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1139824
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 UK Trade with EU 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 estimate he has made of the proportion of companies that need economic operator and registration identification numbers have them. 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 278591 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>Data on the proportion of companies that need Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) numbers is not readily available. Using 2018 trade in goods data, HM Revenue and Customs estimate that around two thirds of the total value of trade undertaken only with the EU was carried out by VAT registered businesses which solely trade with the EU, and which have now registered for an EORI number.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T15:59:03.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T15:59:03.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1139835
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 Revenue and Customs: Staff 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, how many full-time equivalent staff, including Revenue and Customs Digital Technology Services Ltd employees, does HMRC have. 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 278592 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>At the end of June 2019, HMRC employed 59,093 people on a full-time equivalent (FTE) basis, including 749 FTE within Revenue and Customs Digital Technology Services.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:03:12.017Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:03:12.017Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1139206
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 Non-domestic Rates 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 plans to undertake a review of business rates and their effect on the sustainability of the retail sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blaydon more like this
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Liz Twist more like this
star this property uin 277816 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government concluded the last fundamental review of business rates in 2016. Respondents to the review agreed that property based taxes are easy to collect, difficult to avoid, relatively stable compared to other taxes, and that they have a clear link with local authority spending.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has taken repeated action to reduce the burden of business rates for all ratepayers including retailers. Our Plan for the High Street announced at Budget 2018 provides £1 billion of upfront support through a new retail discount, cutting retailers’ business rates bills by a third for two years from 1 April 2019 subject to eligibility.</p><p> </p><p>Reforms and reliefs announced since Budget 2016 are reducing business rates by more than £13 billion over the next five years. This includes switching from RPI to CPI indexation, increasing the threshold for the standard multiplier to £51,000, and doubling the threshold for Small Business Rate Relief, meaning 675,000 of the smallest businesses pay no business rates at all.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 277817 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T12:46:27.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T12:46:27.737Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Twist more like this
1139229
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Treasury more like this
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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 Non-domestic Rates: Blaydon 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 steps he is taking to reduce the burden of business rates on (a) retailers and (b) businesses in Blaydon constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blaydon more like this
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Liz Twist more like this
star this property uin 277817 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>The Government concluded the last fundamental review of business rates in 2016. Respondents to the review agreed that property based taxes are easy to collect, difficult to avoid, relatively stable compared to other taxes, and that they have a clear link with local authority spending.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has taken repeated action to reduce the burden of business rates for all ratepayers including retailers. Our Plan for the High Street announced at Budget 2018 provides £1 billion of upfront support through a new retail discount, cutting retailers’ business rates bills by a third for two years from 1 April 2019 subject to eligibility.</p><p> </p><p>Reforms and reliefs announced since Budget 2016 are reducing business rates by more than £13 billion over the next five years. This includes switching from RPI to CPI indexation, increasing the threshold for the standard multiplier to £51,000, and doubling the threshold for Small Business Rate Relief, meaning 675,000 of the smallest businesses pay no business rates at all.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 277816 more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T12:46:27.797Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T12:46:27.797Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Twist more like this
1139278
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 remove filter
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 Retail Trade: Tax Burden 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 assessment he has made of the potential merits of (a) reducing and (b) simplifying the tax burden for independent retailers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 277669 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>At Budget 2018 the Government introduced a Retail discount which cuts small retailers’ business rates bills by a third for two years from April 2019. This is worth over £1 billion to businesses. The Government has also doubled the threshold for Small Business Rate Relief from April 2017 benefitting the smallest retail properties. This means 675,000 of the smallest businesses now pay no rates at all.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to a fair tax system that is simple to understand and easy to comply with. The Office of Tax Simplification provides independent advice to the Chancellor on simplifying the tax system.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:01:29.767Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:01:29.767Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
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Treasury more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Employment: Taxation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 3 July 2019 to Question 268953 on Employment: Taxation, which elements of the Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) online guidance tool were tested; how were they tested; and who tested them. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Reigate more like this
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Crispin Blunt more like this
star this property uin 277599 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 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property answer text <p>All elements of the Check Employment Status for Tax service (CEST) were thoroughly tested.</p><p> </p><p>In a series of workshops, officials and external experts, including lawyers, tax and IT professionals, developed the set of rules that underpin the tool. The workshop participants agreed the key relevant facts and points of law and then tested the rules that went into the tool to ensure it gave the correct answer. Those rules were then tested against live and settled cases.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-07-23T15:50:26.83Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T15:50:26.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Crispin Blunt more like this