Skip to main content

Business: Wales

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 10 March 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many businesses in Wales have applied to defer their tax bills in each of the last six months; and how many have been (a) granted and (b) refused deferment in each month. (261933)

Under the Business Payment Support Service Since, introduced on 24 November 2008, 3,590 businesses in Wales have agreed terms with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to defer payments of tax; 120 businesses were not able to agree terms with HMRC and 405 businesses were, as of 1 March 2009, still in negotiation with HMRC. Information is not available by month.

Information about other circumstances where HMRC may consider a proposal to defer tax is not available.