2007 news

Published on 10 October 2007
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Today the HMRC Chairman is due to face the Public Accounts Committee to discuss progress in collecting the £3.9 billion of tax credit overpayments which were out

Published on 9 October 2007
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Alastair Darling was cautious in his first Pre-Budget address, and failed to redress the blow to low-income taxpayers delivered by his predecessor.

Published on 4 October 2007
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The Treasury published a consultation in June this year looking for ways to improve the Gift Aid system and so increase charitable giving across the UK.

Published on 2 October 2007
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LITRG has responded to HMRC proposals to change how customers pay tax and its processes for tackling late payments.

Published on 22 August 2007
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One in three people who are entitled to it do not claim council tax benefit (CTB) and the Communities and Local Government Select Committee has called for major reform

Published on 15 August 2007
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LITRG has submitted its response to the latest consultation by HMRC on what powers they should take and what safeguards taxpayers and tax credit claimants should be gi

Published on 13 August 2007
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It may not be widely known that 2007 has been designated ‘European Year of Equal Opportunities for All’.

Published on 10 August 2007
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Last month the Treasury Committee published a report on how well HMRC have cut back their resources following merger whilst maintaining the level of service provision.

Published on 16 July 2007
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It is essential that any system of taxation should be transparent, as simple as possible and related to the ability of the individual to pay.

Published on 12 July 2007
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The occasions when the taxpayer or tax credit claimant is required to contact HMRC are rising every day, and with fewer and fewer opportunities to pop in to your local