§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many civil servants are employed exclusively in administering car tax; what is the estimated annual cost of administering this tax; and what is its estimated gross yield in the current financial year.758W
and of wages and salaries per fulltime equivalent are not generally available.
In addition to wages and salaries, "income from employment" includes employees' contributions to National Insurance and occupational pension funds, and pensions actually paid as a proxy for contributions in the case of unfunded schemes for the Civil Service etc. Figures representing wages and salaries only could not be extracted for all categories covered without disproportionate costs.
§ Mr. Robert Sheldon
It is estimated that in total the equivalent of 10,850 staff is employed on the control and administration of value added tax and car tax, which are administered together and estimated to yield £3,445 million in 1975–76, at an annual cost of just over £70 million. The estimated yield for car tax in 1975–76 is £170 million.