Coal: Mining:Written question - 105445

Q
Asked by Philip Davies
(Shipley)
Asked on: 06 October 2017
HM Treasury
Coal: Mining
Commons
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the amount of tax revenue UK mined coal generates was for the Exchequer each year since 2010 to the latest year for which records are available; and if he will make a statement.
A
Answered by: Andrew Jones
Answered on: 16 October 2017

There are no taxes levied specifically on UK mined coal. This activity is subject to the UK's general taxation regimes such as VAT and Corporation Tax. However, it is not possible to say how much revenue these taxes raise from UK mined coal, as the number of companies involved is below the Government’s threshold for disclosing tax liabilities.

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