2008 news

Published on 3 July 2008
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The filing rules for Self Assessment change this year; not everyone who needs to know, does so.

Published on 1 July 2008
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Even after the raising of personal allowances announced on 13 May 2008, there are still some 1.1 million households on low incomes yet to be compensated for the withdr

Published on 26 June 2008
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When the records of millions of child benefit records went missing the morale of HMRC hit rock bottom, as did the trust of many HMRC customers.

Published on 25 June 2008
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LITRG has tried hard to defer the changes the Government propose to the way in which low-income migrant workers and students are taxed in this country.

Published on 13 June 2008
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Together with the National Youth Agency , we recently conducted a survey asking what young people would like to know about the tax system.

Published on 13 June 2008
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The Government’s Office for Disability Issues (ODI) has held a consultation on development of the Independent Living Strategy – the initiative to help more

Published on 11 June 2008
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HMRC has held a consultation on Improving the collection of National Insurance Contributions for the self-employed, which closed on 6 June 2008.

Published on 9 June 2008
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Almost since its very beginning, the Child Support Agency (CSA) has been criticised for failing to achieve its primary aim – to ensure that children are provided

Published on 1 June 2008
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One proposal lurking in the depths of the 2008 Finance Bill is to reduce the current ‘6 year’ time limit for tax refunds to just 4 years.

Published on 30 May 2008
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The Government have now agreed not to collect arrears of tax due on small pensions for the tax year 2007/08 from some 420,000 low-income pensioners.