The Government envisaged its tax credits system as a flagship reform of the tax and benefits regime.
For income tax self-assessors, 30 September is an important date, but not a deadline as such. For tax credits claimants, it is a deadline not to be missed.
The Government Minister responsible for tax credits has now rejected the Ombudsman's recommendation that all tax credit overpayments that arose through official error during the first two years
Since April this year it has been possible to defer your state retirement pension, and when you do decide to claim it to take a lump sum in lieu.
Two recent cases on tax and human rights show the limitations of the Human Rights Act, enacted in the UK in 1998.
Recent efforts by the Government to improve the administration of the tax credits system include a 'streamlined procedure' for deciding disputes about whether overpayments should be recovered.
This is a new section on the website covering a variety of issues including the initial contact by the Revenue, the stages of an enquiry, how to deal with specific types of tax and tax credit enqui
The new department of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs owes a special responsibility to those who rely wholly or mainly upon the department for advice and explanations about their obligations and
Employers who provide generous sickness or maternity arrangements can, through no fault of their own, contribute towards tax credit overpayments of their employees.
It’s enough to be persecuted or tortured in your home country without having the forces of bureaucracy descending upon when you have fled for shelter to the UK.