Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion

Treasury written question – answered on 1st October 2019.

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Photo of Giles Watling Giles Watling Conservative, Clacton

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce tax (a) avoidance and (b) evasion.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General

This government has taken significant action, including introducing 100 new measures tackling tax avoidance, evasion and other forms of non-compliance, since 2010, securing and protecting £200bn that would have otherwise gone unpaid and helping to bring the UK’s tax gap to a near record low of 5.6%.

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