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Corporation Tax: Tax Avoidance

Volume 478: debated on Monday 23 June 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the amount of corporate tax avoided in the last year for which figures are available. (212343)

In March 2008 HMRC released details of analysis from 2005 that attempted to derive estimates of the direct tax gap at the start of the decade; see

www.hmrc.gov.uk/research/measuring-tax-gap.pdf.