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Landfill Tax

Question for Treasury

UIN 78, tabled on 11 May 2021

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what (a) methodology and (b) evidence HMRC used to estimate the alleged landfill tax fraud at £78 million prior to its raid on Niramax's offices in September 2015.

Answered on

19 May 2021

Over the last five years HMRC have undertaken interventions into land tax fraud that have closed 1121 risks and generated £1.563 billion of yield.

HMRC’s statutory duty of taxpayer confidentiality prevent them from commenting on the specifics of any case.

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