2010 submissions

Published on 1 December 2010
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Do you know all (or any) of the circumstances under which you can get a credit towards state benefits without paying a national insurance contribution?

Published on 4 November 2010
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The benefits system is to undergo its biggest overhaul for a generation with the replacement of many existing tax credits and benefits with one Universal Credit.

Published on 4 November 2010
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The Government recently consulted on proposals which will prevent employers, except perhaps in exceptional circumstances, from forcing employees to retire at age 65.

Published on 2 November 2010
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HMRC originally proposed to withdraw their concessionary practice known as ‘Equitable Liability’, which provides a ‘relief of last resort’ in c

Published on 2 November 2010
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LITRG has submitted written evidence to the Treasury Committee of the House of Commons for its inquiry on the spending review.

Published on 25 September 2010
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In late July, HMRC published a ‘discussion document’ inviting views on suggested future reform of the PAYE system, with the aim of reshaping it to fit toda

Published on 23 September 2010
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In the summer, HMRC issued a technical discussion document setting out a proposed scale of fixed costs they intend to claim where they successfully pursue debts via th

Published on 21 September 2010
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At the time of the June Budget, the Treasury and HMRC jointly published a consultation document inviting views on the processes behind devising future tax policy.LITRG

Published on 1 July 2010
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Across government pressure mounts to save costs. And as part of a review of frontline services, HMRC now propose to shorten helpline opening hours.

Published on 16 June 2010
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Disabled people who take up the option of an individual budget which they then choose to spend according to their needs can get caught up in the tax system, for exampl

Published on 10 June 2010
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HMRC have been cutting back on their face to face service for several years now with the result that we are left with ever fewer Enquiry Centres.

Published on 13 May 2010
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Allowing travel expenses against income is a difficult area generally, but particularly for the low-paid due to the interactions of tax, National Insurance, National M

Published on 29 March 2010
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Whilst acknowledging that overseas tax matters can be complicated, a recent HMRC consultation suggested that anyone getting them wrong should be penalised as if they h

Published on 10 March 2010
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As HMRC propose new powers to tackle perceived ‘deliberate wrongdoing’ by tax agents, LITRG again asks them to give more thought to the wider issues of wor

Published on 4 March 2010
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A recent DWP consultation on housing benefit reform discusses how claimants can be supported as they move off benefit and into work.

Published on 27 February 2010
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The influential Public Accounts Committee have called for change in how HMRC deal with the tax affairs of pensioners.