2008 news

Published on 20 September 2008
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In any new regime of interest and penalties, the key principle is that late payment may lead to an interest charge and late filing may result in a penalty, but in gene

Published on 17 September 2008
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In June, HMRC began consulting on developing a new Charter to replace the old ‘taxpayers’ charters’ formerly published by the Inland Revenue and Cust

Published on 17 September 2008
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If you thought qualifying for tax credits was complex, then just try and work out whether you qualify for a grant to warm your home.

Published on 11 September 2008
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A more aggressive stance by HMRC is leading to more tax credit debt being pursued in the courts.

Published on 7 September 2008
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One of the first steps in the new HMRC programme for transforming tax credits delivery has been to produce a “Do I qualify” tool for their website.

Published on 4 September 2008
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On 13 May 2008, the Chancellor announced that to compensate for the removal of the 10% tax band he would increase the basic personal allowance and generate a rebate fo

Published on 29 August 2008
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The Prime Minister in his Party Conference speech referred to a forthcoming initiative whereby one million families will be helped to connect to broadband and get othe

Published on 7 August 2008
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Earlier this year LITRG led a consortium of charities in convincing HMRC to use its discretionary powers to waive tax debts on certain small pensions.

Published on 3 August 2008
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In May, LITRG expressed concerns over whether everyone entitled to Child Trust Fund payments was receiving them.

Published on 31 July 2008
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From April 2009, when taxpayers find themselves in dispute with HMRC, they will be able to ask HMRC to carry out an “internal review” of their case as a si