On 6 December 2006 the Chancellor announced a package of measures to encourage students to volunteer, and to continue in education or training, but nothing to ease the primary tax issue for most fu
In his pre-Budget report the Chancellor announced increases in the rates of retirement pension, state pension credit, and age-related tax allowances broadly in line with inflation.
We were pleased to see that the Varney report on Service Transformation, which was published alongside the pre-Budget report, draws attention to many of the service delivery issues which LITRG have
With the tax, tax credits and benefits systems growing increasingly complex, the Chancellor’s programmes to enhance adult literacy and financial inclusion could not have come at a better time
The Paymaster General has announced that one of the changes to the tax credit system promised last year – an automatic restriction on how much overpaid tax credit can be recovered at any one
For years pensioners with certain types of pensions (annuities) have had too much tax deducted from their payments.
A recent LITRG review of local authorities’ websites (see link below) shows a patchy performance by Councils in publicising relief from council tax for taxpayers with disabilities.
In a new Report, the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) considers how to reform the system of tax appeals to the best advantage of unrepresented taxpayers with limited means to pursue an appeal.
Following the Leggatt report and the Department for Constitutional Affairs White Paper, LITRG has participated in consultations on tribunals reform.
Immediate Release: 07.09.2006