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Treasury written question – answered on 27th June 2012.

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Photo of Ian Liddell-Grainger Ian Liddell-Grainger Conservative, Bridgwater and West Somerset

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many hashes from the payment system have been (a) matched and (b) not matched to real time information (RTI) data from employers since the start of the RTI pilot to date.

Photo of David Gauke David Gauke The Exchequer Secretary

The hash matching mechanism, built into the real time information (RTI) system, can only be applied once the RTI alignment process has been completed. Hatch matching will also only be possible where the payments to employees are made using a Bacs service user number.

In May 2012, 10 of the first 15 schemes to join RTI submitted hashes within their FPS returns and 87,798 matches were made with hashes received from VocaLink.

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