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1139824
star 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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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1139835
star 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
star this property tabling member
4657
unstar this property label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this
1139906
star 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 Social Services: 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, what recent assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of removing VAT from social care after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Saffron Walden more like this
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Mrs Kemi Badenoch more like this
star this property uin 278576 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 provision of welfare services by certain bodies is exempt from VAT, so no VAT is charged to the final consumer. In order to qualify for this exemption, service providers either need to meet the requirements set by the Care Quality Commission or be a registered charity.</p><p> </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 2019-07-23T16:06:11.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T16:06:11.497Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4597
unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Kemi Badenoch more like this
1139206
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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25259
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
star this property tabling member
4618
unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Twist more like this
1139229
star this property registered interest false more like this
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: 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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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
4618
unstar this property label Biography information for Liz Twist more like this
1139278
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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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 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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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
1139358
star this property registered interest false more like this
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 Employment: 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, 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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3991
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
1138862
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Children: Day Care 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 appropriateness of the level of business rates for private childcare providers; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 277238 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>Business rates are an annual tax on non-domestic property, based on rateable value as assessed by the Valuation Office Agency.</p><p> </p><p>Private childcare providers may be eligible for up to 100% Small Business Rate Relief.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has taken repeated action to reduce the burden of business rates for all ratepayers, worth more than £13 billion over the next five years.</p><p> </p><p>Local Authorities continue to have powers to offer business rates discounts beyond pre-defined reliefs at their discretion.</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 2019-07-18T15:39:42.883Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:39:42.883Z
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3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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4518
unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
1138953
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 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 undertaken a recent assessment of the potential effects on businesses in the UK of leaving the EU VAT area. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Orkney and Shetland more like this
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Mr Alistair Carmichael more like this
star this property uin 277127 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>Leaving the EU without a negotiated settlement is not the Government’s preferred outcome, but it is essential that the UK is prepared for all possible eventualities on customs, VAT and excise arrangements.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the no deal preparations, HMRC have published guidance and technical notices for businesses and their advisors on customs, excise and VAT, as well as a collection of letters and guides.</p><p> </p><p>HMRC have published a collection of impact assessments on GOV.UK which are available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/customs-vat-and-excise-regulations-leaving-the-eu-with-no-deal#impact-assessments" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/customs-vat-and-excise-regulations-leaving-the-eu-with-no-deal#impact-assessments</a></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 2019-07-18T15:35:21.377Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:35:21.377Z
star this property answering member
3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Alistair Carmichael more like this
1139026
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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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 Roadchef: Pension Funds 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 ensure the immediate release of Roadchef pension fund monies to Christine Slack and other former Roadchef employees; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
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Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 277311 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 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <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><p> </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 2019-07-18T15:41:22.957Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T15:41:22.957Z
star this property answering member
3991
star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this