Taxation:Written question - 31416

Q
(Luton North)
Asked on: 16 March 2016
HM Treasury
Taxation
Commons
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to provide that whistleblowers whose evidence leads to a successful prosecution of tax evasion or avoidance receive a portion of the tax penalties levied on the guilty party.
A
Answered by: Mr David Gauke
Answered on: 29 March 2016

HM Revenue and Customs encourages people to come forward with information in a number of ways, and is already able to offer financial rewards to those who provide us with significant information relating to tax evasion or avoidance. The best way to do so is kept under review.

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