Released 21 September 2021
HM Treasury has published the response to its consultation on the introduction of an economic crime levy.
The levy is designed to tackle money laundering, and help deliver the reforms committed to in the 2019 Economic Crime Plan.
The government is now holding a technical consultation on the Economic Crime (Anti-Money Laundering) Levy draft legislation ahead of its inclusion in the 2021-22 Finance Bill, to ensure the legislation operates as intended.
Details of the consultation outcome can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/economic-crime-levy-consultation.