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Income Tax (Ticket Touts)

Volume 894: debated on Friday 4 July 1975

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will introduce measures designed to facilitate the collection of income tax from ticket touts.

Ticket touts are liable to tax on profits they derive from their activities, and are required by law to make a return on such profits to the Inland Revenue. The normal collection and enforcement procedures apply to them as they do to all other taxpayers.