2008 news

Published on 30 July 2008
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July 31st is an important date in the tax credit calendar. Most tax credit claimants should have completed the renewals process by then.

Published on 28 July 2008
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A Parliamentary committee and several mental health organisations have called for a review of archaic legislation that uses discriminatory words such as ‘lunatic

Published on 28 July 2008
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The government propose to make most lone parents seek work from November 2008 if their youngest child is aged at least 12.

Published on 24 July 2008
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The Scottish Government have recently sought views on the possible replacement of council tax by a local income tax.

Published on 22 July 2008
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HMRC are spending £2.7 billion between 2006-07 and 2010-11 to become a more efficient, customer-focused organisation.

Published on 21 July 2008
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Widows whose husbands died before April 1975 are discriminated against by new rules for inheritance tax.

Published on 17 July 2008
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HMRC announced yesterday that the introduction of the new PAYE Service, due to come into operation this October, has been deferred.

Published on 15 July 2008
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HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are once again criticised for the levels of estimated fraud and error in tax credit claims.

Published on 10 July 2008
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Education maintenance allowance (EMA) is an allowance for young people to encourage them to remain in education.

Published on 9 July 2008
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In 2010 a new government initiative is due to come on stream to encourage those on low incomes to save.