HC Deb 30 October 1952 vol 505 c2086
16. Mr. C. S. Taylor

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations why £40,000 in respect of Purchase Tax is refunded to representatives of Commonwealth Governments who are resident in the United Kingdom.

Mr. J. Foster

Refund is made to Commonwealth High Commissioners and Agents-General in respect of Purchase Tax on goods certified as purchased for official purposes. Reciprocal treatment is accorded by the Governments of those Commonwealth countries that have a corresponding type of tax.