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Written Answers — HM Treasury: Enterprise Investment Scheme and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (14 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: HM Treasury recently conducted a thorough assessment of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) as part of the Patient Capital Review (PCR). The PCR consultation Financing Growth in Innovative Firms along with the government response, published at Autumn Budget 2017, can be accessed here: ...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Enterprise Investment Scheme and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (14 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC publishes reports on the number of companies that have participated in the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS). Since the inception of these schemes, 26,355 companies have participated in EIS and 6,665 companies in SEIS. Further information about the take-up of these schemes up to the end of 2015/16 (the most recent figures) can be...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Football: Taxation (9 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The information requested cannot be provided as it is not collated centrally by HMRC. Football transfer fees are subject to VAT according to the normal rules. Any profits made by football clubs are subject to Corporation Tax in the usual way. Payments made to players as part of their transfer, such as signing-on fees, are taxable as earnings.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance: European Economic Area (9 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The Government has taken significant steps – domestically and internationally – to ensure companies must pay the right amount of tax. The UK has consistently led international efforts to tackle multinational tax avoidance, including being at the forefront of the OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project. Leaving the European Union will not reduce our resolve to tackle...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Appleby (8 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: This Government is clear that everyone has a responsibility to pay the tax that is owed. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) cannot comment on individual cases, but it will investigate any allegations of wrongdoing brought to its attention.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Aircraft: Isle of Man (8 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: HM Treasury is currently carrying out its review into the Isle of Man’s administration of VAT in relation to aircraft and yachts. HM Treasury aims to complete the review in Spring 2018.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: PAYE: Disclosure of Information (8 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The Late, Missing and Incorrect initiative commenced on 1 November 2017. As part of the Late, Missing and Incorrect Initiative, HMRC is using their data to understand the level of incorrect submissions in key RTI fields. HMRC will evaluate the effectiveness of the initiative as it progresses

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Companies: Tax Evasion (8 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC is not a prosecuting authority. They undertake investigations and work with the UK’s three independent prosecutors (England and Wales - Crown Prosecution Service; Scotland - Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service; and Northern Ireland - Public Prosecution Service for NI) to achieve positive charging decisions against individuals, some of whom may hold positions within...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Minimum Wage: Non-payment (8 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The government are determined that everyone who is entitled to the National Minimum and National Living Wage (NMW) receives it. Anyone who feels they have been underpaid NMW should contact the Acas helpline on 0300 123 1100. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) review all complaints that are referred to them. There was one successful prosecution for NMW offences in 2017. Prosecution is reserved...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance: Fines (7 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The General Anti-Abuse Rule (GAAR) penalty applies to tax arrangements entered into on or after 15 September 2016. Before a GAAR penalty can be charged, HMRC must first enquire into tax returns once they are received and gather all relevant facts. For example, for income tax, arrangements to which a GAAR penalty may apply can first feature in tax returns in the year ended 5 April 2017, which...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Aircraft: Isle of Man (7 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: HM Treasury is currently carrying out its review into the Isle of Man’s administration of VAT in relation to aircraft and yachts. HM Treasury aims to complete the review in Spring 2018.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Aircraft: Isle of Man (7 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: HM Treasury is currently carrying out a review of the Isle of Man’s VAT procedures for the importation of aircraft and yachts. We will maintain regular contact with the Commission as the review progresses.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Retail Trade: Small Businesses (7 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The government recognises business rates can represent a high fixed cost for small businesses on our high streets. This is why at Autumn Budget 17 the Chancellor announced cuts of £2.3bn to support businesses and improve the fairness of the business rates system. This builds on both Spring Budget 2017 which provided £435m of support following the recent revaluation; and Budget 2016...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Directors (7 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The Director General of Border Coordination for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), Karen Wheeler, is a member of the HMRC Executive Committee (ExCom) and ExCom Brexit sub-committee. Her line manager is the Chief Executive Officer and First Permanent Secretary of HMRC, Jon Thompson.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Staff (7 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC are working with colleagues in DWP on plans for staff and building transfers. Transfers are dependent on DWP’s requirements and HMRC’s Tax Credit caseload run down. The present planning assumption is that approximately 2,000 staff currently working in Guild Tower and Unicentre, Preston and Sidlaw House, Dundee will be available to transfer across to DWP in line with the...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Revenue and Customs: European Anti-Fraud Office (7 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC is analysing the detail of OLAF’s report of March 2017 and will respond to this report in due course.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: South Sudan: Arms Trade (6 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC does not comment on individual cases. In any case where a breach of export control legislation may have taken place, all relevant information is considered carefully so that the appropriate action can be taken.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Self-assessment: Fines (6 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The information requested is not available. HMRC does not keep a central count of penalties discharged in each year.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Profits: Taxation (6 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The Government is committed to ensuring companies pay their fair share. The UK has been at the forefront of the OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project and implemented many of its recommendations into domestic legislation. This includes, in the recent Finance (No. 2) Act 2017, introducing rules that prevent large multinational companies avoiding tax by claiming excessive tax...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Taxation: EU Action (6 Feb 2018)

Mel Stride: The Government has set out its objective for a model of public country-by-country reporting agreed on a multilateral basis. The UK will continue to engage constructively with the European Commission’s proposal as a step towards this.


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