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Welfare Tax Credits

Volume 502: debated on Thursday 10 December 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many cases were handled by the Tax Credit Office in each year since 1997; (305315)

(2) what percentage of cases handled by the HM Revenue and Customs were handled by the Tax Credit Office in each year since 1997.

The Tax Credit Office (TCO) was set up by the former Inland Revenue in October 1999.

Detailed information about the administration of tax credits for all years can be found in the Department’s reports, trust statements and the Comptroller and Auditor General’s standard reports which are all available on the HMRC website at:

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

Statistical information on tax credits can be found at:

www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/personal-tax-credits/menu.htm