HC Deb 06 March 1961 vol 636 c13W
Mr. Nabarro

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the annual cost to the Revenue of allowing all corpora- tions and businesses of every kind to charge against profits for Income Tax and Profits Tax purposes the cost of audit fees; and what would be the cost to the Revenue in a full year of allowing persons and individuals to charge against assessments to Income Tax and Surtax an amount for accountancy fees when proven, in a maximum of one per- centum of gross income, taking into account economy in Inland Revenue labour when settling accountant-certified tax papers for persons and individuals.

Sir E. Boyle

No figures are avail-able to answer either part of the Question.