HC Deb 05 March 1936 vol 309 cc1587-8W
Lieut.-Commander FLETCHER

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his attention has been called to cases of death and bankruptcy in which it is revealed that individuals in receipt of large incomes have been allowed to accumulate large arrears of Income Tax over a long period of years; and whether he proposes to introduce legislation to amend the existing Income Tax regulations and secure that such arrears do not accumulate


The cases which are alluded to in the question are few in number and have presented difficulties in collection of an unusual character, which would not be removed by any alteration in the existing Income Tax law.

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