2007 news

Published on 22 March 2007
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We welcome many of the recommendations of the Lyons Inquiry into Local Government presented yesterday which are intended to lower the council tax burden for people on

Published on 22 March 2007
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Yesterday’s Budget may help some, including low-income families, who are caught by a little-known rule designed to counter inheritance tax avoidance, but which c

Published on 21 March 2007
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From April 2008, changes to the income tax and tax credit systems will benefit workers and pensioners on low incomes who are already targeted by the Government’s

Published on 13 March 2007
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The Treasury Sub-Committee of the House of Commons will examine the Rt Hon Dawn Primarolo, Paymaster General, and HMRC officials on 14 March at 2.30pm, in a follow-up

Published on 1 March 2007
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The rules on what you must tell the Tax Credit Office, and when you have to tell them, are changing.

Published on 8 February 2007
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Sometimes the strain of being an angry campaigner gets to even the most seasoned veteran of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group.

Published on 6 February 2007
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The collection of tax on retirement annuities is being switched to Pay As You Earn from April 2007.

Published on 1 February 2007
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Citizens Advice have tackled the Government on the way in which council tax arrears are enforced among debtors on low incomes and on benefits.

Published on 30 January 2007
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A comprehensive report by the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is calling for HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to review the VAT reliefs given to disabled people.

Published on 8 January 2007
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Tax credit claimants and their advisers are consistently told that telephone calls to the tax credits helpline are recorded. But...