HC Deb 16 November 1926 vol 199 c1711W
Colonel DAY

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will consider an inquiry with a view to income Tax return forms being drawn up in such a manner as to be readily comprehensible to the average salary or wage-earner?


I would remind the hon. and gallant Member that the general question of simplification of Income Tax forms was the subject of exhaustive inquiry by a Departmental Committee under the chairmanship of Mr. Justice Rowlatt, which reported in July, 1923 (Command Paper 2019). I hardly think that the time is ripe for any further inquiry of this kind; the need for simplification of Income Tax forms is a consideration which is always kept in view.

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