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Film: Corporation Tax

Treasury written question – answered on 6th March 2019.

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

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish the film production companies in each geographical region that claimed corporation in the last financial year.

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

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many theatres in each geographic region of the UK claimed corporation tax relief in the last 12 months for which information is available.

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

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many video companies in each geographic region of the UK claimed corporation tax relief in the last 12 months for which information is available.

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

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many television production companies in each geographic region of the UK claimed corporation tax relief in the last 12 months for which information is available.

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

Details of the film production companies that have claimed corporation tax relief cannot be released because of HMRC’s duty of taxpayer confidentiality.

HMRC publishes annual statistics on the creative industries corporation tax reliefs, including film, theatre, video games, high-end television, children’s television and animation. The latest release of this publication can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/creative-industries-statistics-july-2018

A breakdown of these tax reliefs by geographic region is only available at disproportionate cost.

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