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Tax Yields

Volume 485: debated on Wednesday 17 December 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the difference was between tax owed to and tax received by the Exchequer in (a) 2006-07 and (b) 2007-08. (243688)

HM Revenue and Customs produce figures on amounts of bad and doubtful debts each year. These figures are shown in the Statement of Revenue and Expenditure in the Trust Statement which forms part of its published accounts.

The accounts for 2007-08 (HC 674) which include these figures for 2006-07 and 2007-08 were published on 14 July 2008. Copies of the accounts are available on the HMRC website at:

www.hmrc.gov.uk/about/reports.htm