2007 news

Published on 20 December 2007
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The TUC is pressing for an increase in the national minimum wage and also for the adult rate to be adopted from age 18 rather than 22 as now.

Published on 12 December 2007
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LITRG has had enquiries from people over 50 who are receiving carer’s allowance, asking whether they are entitled to the 50 element of working tax credit (WTC) o

Published on 7 December 2007
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'When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less' said Humpty Dumpty.

Published on 5 December 2007
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Our recent survey showing poor performance by banks and HMRC regarding tax over-deducted from bank interest has been followed by HMRC publishing an update of its leafl

Published on 3 December 2007
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It is not uncommon for HMRC to lose letters and claims from their customers.

Published on 28 November 2007
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Some take the view (including some parliamentarians) that the introduction of ‘playback’ on tax credit annual renewal forms solves the question for claimants of ‘why d

Published on 23 November 2007
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If you are someone overcoming a disability or the parent or carer of someone who is, we hope our new brief guide to some of the tax matters that might affect you will

Published on 21 November 2007
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The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced yesterday that HMRC had lost two computer discs containing the personal records of child benefit recipients.

Published on 20 November 2007
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Investors who made a panic withdrawal from their Northern Rock Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) are to receive special consideration.

Published on 12 November 2007
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Over many years LITRG has conducted small surveys of how banks provide help to their low-income pensioner population.