Preventing tax evasion policy

Key Principles

4.1 The objective of the policy is to provide a coherent and consistent approach to all employees and any person who performs services for and on behalf of Welwyn & Hatfield Borough Council (the Council), including contractors and subcontractors, on the prevention of tax evasion by those parties engaged in any form of activity with the Council.

4.2 It will enable employees, members, contractors and volunteers to understand their responsibilities and allow them to take the necessary action such as reporting any potential breaches of the policy.

4.3 The policy will form part of the Council’s Anti-Fraud and Corruption Framework.

4.4 The Council is committed to preventing tax evasion and will not tolerate it in any of its activities.