File Title Taxation of Staff in Secret Departments
Reference CAB 301/3
Date 26 September 1940 - 1 August 1947
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013
Notes Sections of this document have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.


A file of correspondence concerning the taxation of staff salaries in secret departments during the Second World War. Subjects covered in the file include the difficulty of imposing taxation on intelligence staff while maintaining secrecy; the unfairness of tax-exempt salaries in being equivalent to varying levels of taxable salary according to personal circumstances of the recipient; and the establishment of procedures for remunerating officers transferred from the military services to secret departments.

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