2008 news

Published on 12 May 2008
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Many people lose out because they do not know they can get certain goods and services cheaper if they are 60 or over or have a disability.

Published on 8 May 2008
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Although employer-provided childcare vouchers are promoted as a scheme to save you money, most low-to-middle-income households lose money by sacrificing salary for vou

Published on 6 May 2008
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HMRC have launched a new part of their website aimed at making contact easier. So how did they do?

Published on 1 May 2008
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It is important for everyone in the UK to know whether one is domiciled in one of the countries of the UK for tax purposes.

Published on 30 April 2008
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Two days ago we were full of praise for the new tax credits upgrade of the HMRC website and the new approach it announced of dealing with disputes by telephone.

Published on 29 April 2008
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Mostly when we post a story about tax credits on our website it is a tale of unmitigated gloom; so when this is not the case we like to tell you too.

Published on 22 April 2008
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HMRC have now confirmed in a news release that the government will keep the threshold which shields very low-income workers from tax on most benefits in kind (or &lsqu

Published on 16 April 2008
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The majority of people do not have to complete a self assessment tax return.

Published on 14 April 2008
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In the fourth of our series of case studies we examine a case of a taxpayer failing to receive the benefit of the 10% band – worth around £200 a year.

Published on 11 April 2008
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The abolition of the 10% starting rate band was intended to simplify the tax system. But does that claim really bear close scrutiny?