Electronic Commerce: VAT

HM Treasury written question – answered on 17th November 2015.

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Photo of Lord Lucas Lord Lucas Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of recent reports about VAT fraud by online traders operating from abroad, what action they are taking to reduce the extent of such tax evasion, and whether that action will be completed before Christmas in order to protect UK businesses.

Photo of Lord O'Neill of Gatley Lord O'Neill of Gatley The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury

HM Revenue and Customs is actively targeting operational and intelligence activity, as well as a range of other options, to tackle this issue.

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