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Locums: Tax Avoidance

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 168154, tabled on 24 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many locum doctors are subject to the 2019 Loan Charge.

Answered on

5 September 2018

No estimate of the number of locum doctors affected by the 2019 Loan Charge has been made. It is the Department’s expectation however that locum doctors do not enter into tax avoidance arrangements and should comply with this new legislation from its introduction in April 2019.

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