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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (10 Oct 2018)

Agriculture Bill – Mel Stride. Money Resolution

Written Answers — Treasury: Duty Free Allowances (18 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: The issues around duty-free are complex, with a range of possible approaches. The government is clear that tax is a sovereign matter and that it will be open to the UK government and Parliament to decide to change its policy in the future, subject to any negotiations with the EU.

Written Answers — Treasury: Duty Free Allowances (18 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: The issues around duty-free are complex, with a range of possible approaches. The government is clear that tax is a sovereign matter and that it will be open to the UK government and Parliament to decide to change its policy in the future, subject to any negotiations with the EU.

Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: East Kilbride (18 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: At 31 August 2018 there were around 2,200 full time equivalent (FTE) HMRC staff employed in East Kilbride. HMRC plans to accommodate around 2,700 FTE employees in its Glasgow Regional Centre when the first phase opens in 2021. When the Regional Centre is fully occupied, HMRC expects the number of employees working at the East Kilbride Transitional Site to have fallen to around 1,100 FTE. This...

Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Staff (18 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: Jon Thompson, HMRC’s Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary, has confirmed in evidence to the Public Accounts Committee that HMRC estimate that between 3,000 and 5,000 additional staff would be required in a ‘no deal’ scenario.

Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Staff (18 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC has offices in all regions of the UK and most work is not geographically specific. Any changes to staffing levels within HM Revenue and Customs as a result of the UK leaving the EU will be dependent on the outcome of negotiations.

Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Telephone Services (18 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC does not hold this information because they allocate staff resource in a flexible manner across a range of customer services and channels. This allows HMRC resource to be used more effectively and delivers better value for money.

Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Staff (18 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: The number of HMRC workers as requested are: a) Under 25 – 2666 b) 25 to 39 – 18602 c) 40 to 49 – 14676 d) 50 and over – 27623 This data is correct as at 31 August 2018 and includes all current employees of HMRC (including those on career breaks, loans and long-term absence)

Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Ipswich (18 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC does not expect the decision to retain Ipswich, Haven House as a Specialist Site, to have an impact on either the overall costs or projected staffing numbers for its Locations Programme. HMRC monitors its spending closely and is continuing to deliver the Programme within its existing funding. Moving to regional centres will save around £300 million up to 2025. The Programme will...

Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Small Businesses (18 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: This government has always provided HMRC with the resources it needs to carry out its responsibilities. At the 2015 Spending Review, the government invested £1.3 billion to transform HMRC to make it quicker and easier for customers to deal with HMRC.

Written Answers — Treasury: Housing: Government Assistance (17 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: At Autumn Statement 2014, the Government reformed SDLT on residential properties, cutting the tax for 98% of people who pay it, unless they are purchasing additional property. These changes benefit those moving up the housing ladder Since 2010, the Government has delivered 1.1 million additional homes in England, including over 375,000 affordable homes. At Autumn Budget 2017, the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Married People: Tax Allowances (17 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: Consistent increases by this government to the personal allowance have also increased the Marriage Allowance, as it is linked. The personal allowance increase announced at Autumn Budget means that in 2018-19, an individual will be able to transfer £1,190 to a partner, compared to £1,060 in 2015-16. This means that in 2018-19 the Marriage Allowance is worth £238 per year, or...

Written Answers — Treasury: Second Homes: Non-domestic Rates (14 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: Owners of properties that are holiday lets are required to fill out forms of return (FORs) at each business rates revaluation to confirm that there is an intention to let their properties for 140 days each year. The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) also issue FORs when they become aware of new holiday lets. Should local authorities or members of the public have reason to suspect a property is...

Written Answers — Treasury: Enterprise Management Incentives (14 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC published a research report Evaluation of enterprise Management Scheme incentives in June 2018. This presents evidence on a number of economic and distributional issues. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/ system/uploads/attachment_data/file/716544/EMI_report_Final. pdf HMRC carefully considers the equality impacts of all decisions on those sharing protected...

Written Answers — Treasury: Enterprise Management Incentives (14 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: Information on the number of individuals that have been granted options in EMI schemes, the number of businesses where employees are granted options and the cost to the public purse from Income Tax and National Insurance Contribution (NIC) relief is published in the Employee Share Schemes National Statistics Table 6.6 Enterprise Management Incentives....

Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Avoidance (14 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: The charge on disguised remuneration (DR) loans is targeted at artificial tax avoidance schemes where earnings were paid in the form of non-repayable loans, often made by an offshore third party. It is unfair to ordinary taxpayers to let anybody continue to benefit from contrived tax avoidance of this sort, and that is why this government has taken action to ensure that everybody pays the...

Written Answers — Treasury: NHS: Agency Workers (14 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: Where agency health workers are directly engaged by the Trusts, then VAT is due on the introductory fee charged by the agency. HMRC review the VAT position of all taxpayers, including NHS trusts, to help ensure that VAT is collected where it is due.

Written Answers — Treasury: Child Trust Fund (14 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: HMRC allocates resource in a flexible manner to manage emerging pressures by identifying savings and reallocating resources within its overall allocations set by the Treasury. Information on the structure and organisation of HM Revenue and Customs is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hmrc-annual-repor t-and-accounts-2017-to-2018

Written Answers — Treasury: Payment Methods (14 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: At Spring Statement 2018, the Government launched a call for evidence on cash and digital payments in the new economy. This explored what more can be done to crack down on the minority who use cash to evade tax and launder money, while ensuring that the public’s cash needs continue to be met. The government will respond in due course.

Written Answers — Treasury: Pay (14 Sep 2018)

Mel Stride: The information requested is not readily available and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. HMRC collects information on taxpayers but does not collect information on all people as it does not affect the amount of tax due. Furthermore, due to changes in the methodology over the last 10 years, it would require additional time and resource to provide all the information requested....


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