Tax Evasion: Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories:Written question - 29337

Q
Asked by Neil Gray
(Airdrie and Shotts)
Asked on: 01 March 2016
HM Treasury
Tax Evasion: Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories
Commons
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many cases of suspected (a) corporate and (b) individual tax evasion in each of the last five years involved the use of (i) Overseas Territories, (ii) Crown Dependencies and (iii) both; and what estimate HM Revenue and Customs has made of the loss of revenue to the Exchequer from those cases.
A
Answered by: Mr David Gauke
Answered on: 09 March 2016

The information requested is not available in this format.

HM Revenue and Customs publishes estimates of the tax gap each year. The latest edition was published on 22 October 2015.

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/measuring-tax-gaps

Estimates are made for all major taxes, including corporation tax and income tax. However, this information is not broken down in such a way that can be used to identify the loss of tax receipts due to the tax regimes requested.

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