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Unrecoverable GST (FOI)

Unrecoverable GST (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 19 March 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



I would like information on the amount of unrecoverable GST provided for the financial years ending 31 December 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015?


I would also like to know the total amount of unrecoverable GST debt that was written off during those financial years.



GST debt provisions for the years requested, as per the Government of Jersey accounts, were as follows:

​Financial Position as at 31 December each financial year ​2018​20172016​2015​
​Unrecoverable debt provision(£196,000)​​(£1,332,000)​(£754,000)  (£1,273,000)



The GST debt written off in the years requested, as per the Government of Jersey accounts, was as follows:

​Financial Year ​20182017​2016​2015​
​Unrecoverable debt written off​£521,000​£213,000£​305,000£​929,000


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