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Revenue and Customs: Publicity

Volume 460: debated on Wednesday 9 May 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much has been spent on online website advertising services as part of the “Tax doesn’t have to be taxing” campaign since its launch. (133322)

Since the launch in 1999, £2,522,459 has been spent on online website advertising services as part of the “Tax doesn’t have to be taxing” campaign.

The latest tracking research has shown that the proportion of people claiming to have started online filing has continued to increase.

In 2007, 2.9 million filed online, 35.1 per cent. of total returns against a target of 35 per cent.