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Tax Credit Act 2002

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 9 October 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many breaches of section 18 of the Tax Credit Act 2002 have occurred since it came into force; and what sums of money were involved in each case. (155408)

[holding answer 17 September 2007]: As set out in my statement of 25 July, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) estimate that 250,000 awards will need to be reviewed. HMRC estimate that around £20 million in recovered sums will need to be refunded in total.