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Welfare Tax Credits

Volume 476: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many completed (a) TC600, (b) MA1 and (c) CH2 forms his Department has (i) received and processed and (ii) lost in each of the last five years for which figures are available. (199005)

The information is as follows.

(i) Numbers of forms received and processed are shown in the following table.

(ii) Information on the numbers of forms lost is not available.

TC600

CH2

MA1

2003-04

2,500,000

820,000

70,000

2004-05

1,500,000

940,000

71,000

2005-06

1,500,000

1,000,000

73,000

2006-07

1,200,000

900,000

75,000

2007-08

1,200,000

875,000

86,000

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what costs have been incurred by HM Revenue and Customs as a consequence of tax credit cases under investigation by the Financial Ombudsman in each of the last three years. (206868)

HM Revenue and Customs are not aware that the Financial Ombudsman Service has investigated any tax credits cases.