Cabinet and Ministerial papers relating to the 2017 Finance Act

The request was refused by HM Revenue and Customs.

William Furlots

Dear HM Revenue and Customs,

Finance Secretary to the Treasury and HM Paymaster General stated, in relation to. 2019 Loan Charge, that:

“This package is not expect to have a material impact on family formation, stability or breakdown”.

Can you please provide me with copies of any Ministerial advice provided to Mel Stride and Philip Hammond and any Cabinet papers outlining HMRCs analysis and/or opinion on the expected impact on taxpayers Affected by the 2019 Loan charge that arises from the 2017 Finance Act.

In addition, can you please provide the economic analysis/ impact assessment undertaken by HMRC to support any views on the potential impact of a Loan Charge. I am proficient with Excel, SAS or a majority of BI tools and will accept detailed data files or analysis if required.

Yours faithfully,

Mr William Furlots

foi.team@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of FOI Central Team, HM Revenue and Customs

Our ref: FOI2018/01207

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Dear Mr Furlots,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 12th
June.

Yours sincerely,

HMRC Freedom of Information Team