Government response

HMRC response to PAC report "Tax Avoidance - Google"

HMRC has responded to a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report "Tax Avoidance - Google".

Jim Harra, Director General for Business Tax said:

Since 2010 we have collected over £23 billion in extra tax through challenging large businesses’ tax arrangements. Through tackling transfer pricing issues alone we have collected £2 billion since 2010. We relentlessly pursue businesses that don’t play by the rules; these results reflect this.

You can read more about our work on reducing tax evasion and avoidance