2008 news

Published on 3 November 2008
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Many people are being affected by the current economic slowdown through job losses, reductions in income and increased living costs.

Published on 31 October 2008
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Responding to the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) Green Paper No-one written off: reforming welfare to reward responsibility, LITRG fully supports the Go

Published on 25 October 2008
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Taxpayers who have to submit PAYE, corporation tax or VAT returns will soon be required to file online, making HMRC the first government agency to compel ordinary citi

Published on 23 October 2008
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Many partnerships who do not have agents to represent them could get caught out by the new filing deadlines, and suffer a penalty charge.

Published on 23 October 2008
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Pensioners may remember that the Chancellor promised in the Pre-Budget Report to give them an extra £60 as a Christmas bonus.

Published on 17 October 2008
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We return once more to our perennial health warning about tax free childcare vouchers provided by employers.

Published on 12 October 2008
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Over many months LITRG has been leading a consortium of charities in an effort to minimise the problems for low income pensioners who may not have paid enough tax in t

Published on 9 October 2008
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… that is the (fundamental) question that we feel should have been asked in a recent consultation.

Published on 1 October 2008
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The Government are now eager to improve the tax credits system.

Published on 29 September 2008
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The tax credit system has attracted heavy criticism since its inception in 2003.