We have highlighted on this website before how difficult it can be to get through to HMRC on one of their Helplines, particularly for tax credits.
Few will have missed the negative press coverage of the Government’s proposals in this year’s Budget to tighten up the inheritance tax rules on trusts.
HMRC’s recent consultation exercise on Modernising powers, deterrents and safeguards fails to reflect wider social and legal developments, whereby individuals are viewed as citizens who have
For years and years the Cabinet Office has promoted the idea that joined-up government is working.
A year ago we identified the possible downsides of taking childcare vouchers from your employer if you were on a low or modest income. We also criticised the lack of HMRC guidance.
LITRG, in concert with other bodies, has cautioned the government not to move too quickly in changing the tax law around trusts without considering the wider ramifications.
The LITRG has called for the problematic interactions between Council Tax/Council Tax Benefit and Working Tax Credit to be given proper consideration.
This further submission to the Select Committee’s inquiry into reform of incapacity benefits and Pathways to Work gives a welcome to the overall intention of the welfare reform green paper to
According to an article recently published on the BBC Radio 4 Money Box website, if you are in receipt of certain benefits including Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit and Pension Credit, you mig
A generous Budget for the low-paid with children but no let-up in complexity says the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group