The above heading is a valid question after our 91 attempts to speak to an HMRC helpline on which we reported two months ago. Not a happy experience.
In our previous article we discussed the new legislation allowing deferral of your state pension in favour of a lump sum.
In his Pre Budget speech the Chancellor announced a number of measures which will, in time, alleviate some of the harsher edges to the tax credits system, and which, for the last 18 months, we and
Although the Chancellor signalled changes to tax credit overpayments of some significance, when it came to income tax, national insurance and tax credits generally, it was largely "as you were
On Monday evening 14 November LITRG featured in BBC1's episode of Real Story with Fiona Bruce.
The government over the last few years has described the tax credits system as "simple", "responsive", and "targeted".
In our evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee of MPs on the proposed reform of incapacity benefit, LITRG calls for a comprehensive integrated approach involving tax, social security and employ
By the end of 2006, the Government expect to have completed its programme of migrating child elements for all Income Support and Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) claimants to the child tax
Members of LITRG's disability team were pleased to be invited to address the Parliamentary All-Party Group on Disability at their meeting on 11 October.
During questioning by MPs on the House of Commons Treasury Sub-Committee, the Paymaster General (the minister responsible for tax credits) announced that, subject to final testing of procedures, au