2008 news

Published on 29 May 2008
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What if one day you receive a brown envelope in the post and inside is a letter from HM Revenue & Customs telling you that they are making some enquiries into your

Published on 26 May 2008
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In February, HMRC announced a consultation on changes to the way in which students’ tax is collected under Pay As You Earn (PAYE).

Published on 22 May 2008
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The Child Trust Fund (CTF) is one of those government initiatives which seem inspired, but which are bedevilled by legislation.

Published on 20 May 2008
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Figures for tax credit overpayments were published today and they showed a fall.

Published on 18 May 2008
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HMRC are still gearing themselves up to collect tax from unsuspecting low income pensioners. The debts arise because of HMRC inefficiencies.

Published on 16 May 2008
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Not everyone wins overall in the 10% furore, even after the £2.7 billion “compensation” package announced by the Chancellor.

Published on 16 May 2008
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The Commission of the European Union has sought views on what type of goods and services should qualify for a lower rate of VAT, and LITRG has responded.

Published on 14 May 2008
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Yesterday the Chancellor announced the Government's chosen route to solving the "10% dilemma".

Published on 13 May 2008
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The Finance Bill contains proposals which threaten to make the life of an overseas student a nightmare and cost HMRC a fortune in trying to explain the impossible.

Published on 13 May 2008
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As part of its contribution to the debate about the 10p tax rate, LITRG are exploring possible solutions through the tax system alone.