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Social Services: Taxation

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 66459, tabled on 3 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will give direction to HM Revenue and Customs not to pursue care providers for back-dated tax which predates the guidance issued on the national minimum wage and sleep-in payments.

Answered on

8 March 2017

I currently have no plans to issue a direction requiring HM Revenue and Customs not to pursue social care providers for arrears of pay or penalties relating to periods that pre-date amended Government guidance.

Answered by

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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