HC Deb 16 March 1990 vol 169 c395W
Mr. Jack

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what would be the administrative cost of introducing a system of local income tax in place of the community charge.

Mr. David Hunt

I have no estimate of what the cost would be of introducing a local income tax. However, I believe that the cost of collecting such a tax would be up to twice the cost of collecting the community charge.

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