HC Deb 10 May 1923 vol 163 cc2575-6

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what action he proposes to take as to those of his tax officers who require payment of taxes from business firms, the latter having reclaim amounts of a larger sum still outstanding and due to them; and whether the business methods of pro-contra will be also applied to this Department?


If on payment of any Inland Revenue tax becoming due the taxpayer can establish a title to repayment from that Department, the Board of Inland Revenue would consider a request that the tax due, or an appropriate part thereof, should be satisfied out of the amount repayable. If my hon. Friend has ally case of this cahracter in mind, I shall be pleased to bring it to the notice of the Inland Revenue on his giving me the necessary particulars.

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