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Tax Investigations

Volume 450: debated on Monday 16 October 2006

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many tax investigations have been carried out by HM Revenue and Customs in each year since 1997; and how many of those were VAT-related investigations. (93687)

The number of criminal and civil investigations conducted each year by HMRC is published in the Departmental Annual Report and, prior to the creation of HMRC, was published each year in the Annual Reports of both the Inland Revenue and HM Customs and Excise. Copies of the Annual Reports are available in the Library of the House.