Results 1–20 of 3178 for tax avoidance

Written Answers — HM Treasury: *No heading* (28 Jul 2017)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken, if any, to engage with the European Parliament's inquiry into Money Laundering, Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Evasion (24 Jul 2017)

Caroline Flint: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will estimate the amount of revenue lost to the Exchequer as a result of tax avoidance in each of the last five years.

Summer Adjournment (20 Jul 2017)

Matt Rodda: ...from across Britain, from across Europe and indeed from around the wider world. Several issues loom large for our community, which is young and mobile: first and foremost, the need for properly funded public services; the desire to avoid a hard Brexit; and, as other Members have mentioned, the importance of affordable and safe housing. Local people rely on and, indeed, expect high-quality...

Jobcentres and the DWP Estate — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Jul 2017)

Chris Stephens: ...its office in Livingston, while jobcentres are being closed in the very same constituency. That really does not add up. This is a calculated, savings-driven, back-of-an-envelope, callous exercise in studied avoidance of the real issues at stake. The scale of job losses is severe because it is cumulative, coming as it does after years of erosion of DWP staff numbers. I note the careful use...

Business of the House (20 Jul 2017)

Andrea Leadsom: ...live within our means. Let us be absolutely clear about this: when we came into office in 2010, we had the highest ever peacetime deficit of £150 billion a year more being spent than we take in in tax revenues. Under this Government, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs has massively improved its ability to take in tax revenues from avoidance measures, and from companies and...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance: USA (20 Jul 2017)

Stephen Hammond: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with his US counterpart on (a) that country repealing its Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and (b) exempting non-life insurance services from the remit of that Act.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance: Sports and Entertainments (20 Jul 2017)

Peter Dowd: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much the HM Revenue and Customs dedicated team on tax avoidance in sports and the entertainment industries raised in (a) 2017, (b) 2016 and (c) 2015.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance: Sports and Entertainments (20 Jul 2017)

Peter Dowd: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) individuals, (b) agents and (c) sports clubs are being investigated by the HM Revenue and Customs dedicated team on tax avoidance in the sports and entertainment industries.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Havens (20 Jul 2017)

Mel Stride: The UK has been at the forefront of the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting to address the gaps and mismatches in the global tax system, used to artificially shift profits to low or no tax locations where there is little or no economic activity. This initiative has provided governments with recommendations for domestic and international instruments to address tax avoidance and to...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Taxation (20 Jul 2017)

Mel Stride: This Government is committed to continuing to tackle tax avoidance, evasion and non-compliance. The Government has secured almost £160 billion in additional tax revenues since 2010, and the UK’s tax gap is one of the lowest in the world at 6.5% in 2014-15, down from 7.2% in 2009-10.

Bills Presented: Tuition Fees (19 Jul 2017)

Liz Twist: ...many a brass band at the Durham miners gala. You will be glad to hear, Mr Speaker, that I will not be bursting into song in this Chamber—parliamentary decorum and a lack of musical talent mean that I should avoid that at all costs—but it does remain a theme and a constant symbol of our proud and sometimes raucous local history. It is customary in maiden speeches to talk about...

Points of Order: Drugs Policy (18 Jul 2017)

Norman Lamb: ...is supported to live a life free from drugs”. Incidentally, does that mean “free from drugs” other than the most dangerous drug, alcohol, which we of course allow to be sold and take the tax from? The objective or ambition of a world free from drugs is unachievable, as other hon. Members have pointed out, so let us just get rid of this fantasy at the heart of the...

Taxi Trade — [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (18 Jul 2017)

Wes Streeting: I beg to move, That this House has considered the future of the taxi trade. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Wilson. The black hackney carriage is one of the great icons of our capital city, the knowledge of London produces the most qualified taxi drivers in the world and the licensed taxi trade is a mainstay of public transport systems in towns and cities across the UK,...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Double Taxation: Malawi (18 Jul 2017)

Mel Stride: The text of a new double taxation treaty with Malawi was substantively agreed some time ago. However, in August 2016, Malawi raised some further points for consideration. My officials are discussing these points with their counterparts in Malawi. When that process is complete, and both countries are satisfied with the contents of the new treaty, it will be signed and published. Double...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Tax Avoidance (18 Jul 2017)

Grant Shapps: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much HM Revenue and Customs has recovered from company liquidations caused by unpaid accelerated payment notice debts.

Written Ministerial Statements — HM Treasury: Chlidcare services rollout - update (18 Jul 2017)

Elizabeth Truss: ...costs they face. In total, the Government will provide over £6 billion of funding per annum in childcare support by 2019-20 to working families and those on low incomes. For parents across the UK, Tax-Free Childcare will cut childcare costs by up to £2,000 per year for each child under 12 years old, or £4,000 per year for disabled children under 17 years old. We...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (18 Jul 2017)

Stephen Barclay: My hon. Friend rightly champions that key sector which provides £71 billion of tax to fund public services. It is in the interests of the UK and the EU to avoid fragmentation because that will increase costs, and the Prime Minister has made it clear that we are ambitious, in terms of the trade deal that we reach with the EU, to come to an arrangement that delivers regulatory equivalence.

Brexit: UK-EU Movement of People (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (17 Jul 2017)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ..., and we would not wish to rule out any options at this stage. It is right that we consider low-skilled migration as part of the wider picture. It is likely that migrants working in lower-skilled occupations may make lower income tax and national insurance contributions to the UK Exchequer, as they may be receiving lower salaries than more highly-skilled migrants. So clearly this is one...

Brexit: UK-EU Movement of People (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (17 Jul 2017)

Lord Green of Deddington: ...of government policy. Indeed, I notice that in the main summary, perhaps written by a different hand, this point is acknowledged. Still, it seems to me that the committee was disposed—dare I say determined?—to avoid considering how immigration could actually be reduced. I know it is a difficult issue but, frankly, I do not think the committee addressed it. Secondly, had the...


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