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Tax Evasion

Question for Treasury

UIN 131462, tabled on 24 January 2023

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many HMRC staff work on compliance yield in relation to the tax gap.

Answered on

1 February 2023

Figures for 2021 to 2022, the latest year for which figures are available, can be found here: Managing tax compliance following the pandemic (

Not all staff working in Customer Compliance Group (CCG) will be directly working on compliance activity that closes the tax gap.

CCG brings in the majority, but not all, of HMRC’s compliance yield.

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