Tax Credits

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 29th March 2007.

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Photo of Keith Vaz Keith Vaz Labour, Leicester East 10:30 am, 29th March 2007

Of course, I welcome the tax credit schemes. However, in some cases, fresh information is presented after the conclusion of an appeal that casts doubt on the original facts that were before the person conducting it. What is the Treasury's approach when new facts emerge after the appeal process is over? Is the approach to a mistake of fact different from that to a mistake of law?