Taxation: Self-assessment

Treasury written question – answered on 19th April 2018.

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Photo of Peter Dowd Peter Dowd Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many self-assessment tax payers have been audited by HMRC in each financial year since 2010.

Photo of Mel Stride Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General

HMRC have audited the following number of self-assessment tax payers since 2011:

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Cases Completed

191,789

306,178

255,194

256,765

286,566

305,811

HMRC does not have readily available figures for the period 2010-2011 as this predates the electronic system currently used to collate this information.

To note: figures provided above are not directly comparable over time as organisational boundaries and approaches to carrying out and recording compliance work may have changed.

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