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Apprentices: Taxation

Question for Department for Education

UIN 284461, tabled on 2 September 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the value of apprenticeship levy funds expiring from employers' accounts was in August 2019; and what plans the Government has for the allocation of those funds.

Answered on

5 September 2019

The amount of funds expiring in employers’ digital apprenticeship service accounts in July 2019 was £44 million, and in August 2019 it was £52 million.

As well as funding apprenticeships in levy-paying employers, levy contributions are also used to fund training for existing apprenticeship learners and new apprenticeships in employers that do not pay the levy. We do not anticipate that all employers who pay the levy will need or want to use all the funds in their accounts, though they are able to do this if they wish.

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