Oral Answers to Questions — Colonies (Double Taxation)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th March 1945.

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Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East 12:00 am, 8th March 1945

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will arrange with the Secretary of State for the Colonies to co-ordinate as far as possible the provisions of the Income Tax Bill with the financial ordinances of the various colonial Governments to ensure equal treatment for industrial concerns registered in this country but operating in the Colonies and therefore affected by double taxation.

Photo of Sir John Anderson Sir John Anderson , Combined Scottish Universities

I shall be glad to ask my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Colonies to bring the provisions of the Income Tax Bill, when enacted, to the notice of Colonial Governments concerned, so that those Governments may consider what action is desirable.