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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
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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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unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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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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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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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 thisremove minimum value filter
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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unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1150488
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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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 Energy: 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, if he will make an assessment of the effect of changes to the reduced rate of VAT for energy-saving materials on the rate of uptake of those materials. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 1738 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 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
star this property answer text <p>Around 1,500 future installations of solar panels, energy-saving boilers and wind turbines are expected to be affected annually, plus some other smaller scale items, by the changes to the VAT rules for energy-saving materials. This represents less than 5 per cent of the value of all installations currently eligible for the reduced rated.</p><p> </p><p>It is anticipated that these changes will have a negligible impact on the environment.</p><p> </p><p>A Tax Information and Impact Note was published by HMRC on GOV.UK on 10 July 2019.</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 2019-10-25T13:16:43.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T13:16:43.3Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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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 Customs: Northern Ireland 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 cost to (a) businesses and (b) the public purse of the customs checks to be implemented between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK under the Prime Minister's EU Withdrawal Agreement; and what the timeframe is for the implementation of those customs checks. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 7033 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 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>As a responsible government, the Government will take into account both the internal cost and the cost to business to deliver on all aspects of the Withdrawal Agreement.</p><p> </p><p>The Government’s impact assessment for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill sets out the direct impacts of the revised Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol (published on 17 October 2019) in relation to the movement of goods between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.</p><p> </p><p>Initial delivery assessments were a key consideration during the negotiations. Some changes will be needed to government and trade systems and processes in order to implement this arrangement and the Government will engage closely with affected businesses to ensure that delivery of any new requirements can take place as quickly and smoothly as possible.</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 2019-11-04T08:28:17.487Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T08:28:17.487Z
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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 Tom Brake more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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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
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star this property hansard heading Sleeping Rough 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 it is still the Government's policy to allocate taxes raised by the stamp duty surcharge on overseas property investors to fund programmes to tackle rough sleeping. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 1587 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 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>At Budget 2018, the Government announced it would consult on a new Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge of 1% on non-UK residents buying residential property in England and Northern Ireland.</p><p> </p><p>This measure is designed to help control house price growth, and to ensure that those resident in the UK can get on the housing ladder.</p><p> </p><p>The revenue raised by the surcharge will be used to tackle rough sleeping alongside the £422 million funding announced at the 2019 Spending Review, in addition to the £1.2 billion the Government committed to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping in the last Spending Review period.</p><p> </p><p>The Government consulted on the surcharge earlier this year and is considering the responses.</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 2019-10-22T15:07:56.36Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T15:07:56.36Z
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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 Chris Ruane 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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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 thisremove minimum value filter
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
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star this property date less than 2019-10-15more like thismore than 2019-10-15
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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 Small Businesses: Taxation 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 his Department has taken to ensure that SMEs are adequately prepared for IR35. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Huddersfield more like this
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Mr Barry Sheerman more like this
star this property uin 452 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
star this property answer text <p>Budget 2018 announced that reforms introduced in 2017 for the public sector would be extended to all sectors, from 6 April 2020, giving businesses time to prepare. The Government consulted widely on the proposed extension of the reform to all sectors, including over summer 2018 and spring 2019. Having listened to concerns, the Government announced the changes be introduced from April 2020 for medium and large-sized organisations only.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has worked closely with external stakeholders to ensure that they are ready for these changes, providing targeted support for companies to help them implement these changes. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) continue to work with stakeholders to make improvements to the Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) digital service to help them make decisions on the employment status for tax purposes of their workers.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, HMRC have set up dedicated teams to provide education and guidance to all businesses affected by the reforms. This support will include one-to-one support for 2,000 of the UK’s biggest employers and direct communications to around 15,000 medium-sized businesses.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC have produced guidance for customers affected by the rule changes, which can be found on GOV.UK:</p><p><strong><a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/april-2020-changes-to-off-payroll-working-for-clients" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/guidance/april-2020-changes-to-off-payroll-working-for-clients</a></strong></p>
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 2019-10-23T15:03:08.053Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-23T15:03:08.053Z
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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 Barry Sheerman more like this
1156088
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star this property date less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
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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 Taxation: Electronic Government 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 assessments were undertaken on the negative effects on smaller, rural businesses of Making Tax Digital. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romsey and Southampton North more like this
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Caroline Nokes more like this
star this property uin 4989 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 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
star this property answer text <p>By 24 October 2019 over 1.25 million businesses had joined the new MTD service and over 1.75 million VAT returns had been successfully submitted using MTD-compatible software.</p><p> </p><p>HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have worked with and taken feedback from stakeholders including Defra and the National Farmers’ Union, to help shape the design and to understand the impact of the MTD service. An assessment of the impact on smaller, rural businesses is included within the wider Impact Assessment.</p><p> </p><p>Broadband connectivity was presented as a particular challenge for some rural communities. The Government has committed more than £1 billion for the next generation of digital infrastructure, with the Chancellor recently announcing a £5 billion commitment to fund gigabit-capable (speeds of 1,000Mbps&gt;) deployment in the hardest to reach 20% of UK premises. This will close the digital divide and ensure rural areas are not left behind.</p><p> </p><p>Those that cannot go digital are already not required to join MTD.</p>
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 2019-10-31T15:59:24.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-31T15:59:24.157Z
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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 Caroline Nokes more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-17more like thismore than 2019-10-17
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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 Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services 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, pursuant to the Answer of 17 October 2019 to Question 69 on Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services, how many calls were (a) received and (b) made by the imports and exports helpline by (i) nation, (ii) region and (iii) sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 1596 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 2019-10-25more like thismore than 2019-10-25
star this property answer text <p>By the 17<sup>th</sup> October HMRC have made a total of 4421 Inbound calls and 36,732 Outbound calls. HMRC do not collect data on nation, region or sector.</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 2019-10-25T13:23:34.71Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-25T13:23:34.71Z
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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 Chris Ruane more like this