2005 news

Published on 8 December 2005
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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.

Published on 8 December 2005
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In our previous article we discussed the new legislation allowing deferral of your state pension in favour of a lump sum.

Published on 5 December 2005
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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, f

Published on 5 December 2005
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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

Published on 15 November 2005
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On Monday evening 14 November LITRG featured in BBC1's episode of Real Story with Fiona Bruce.

Published on 14 November 2005
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The government over the last few years has described the tax credits system as "simple", "responsive", and "targeted".

Published on 10 November 2005
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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 t

Published on 9 November 2005
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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 (JS

Published on 8 November 2005
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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.

Published on 7 November 2005
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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 f