The abolition of the 10% tax band will increase the tax liability for some people under 65 who are not entitled to tax credits.
Many people on low incomes will pay more tax from 6 April 2008. This is because the 10% tax rate will no longer exist for most kinds of income.
In our report on Direct Payments published in January we recommended that there should be much better liaison between Government Departments.
HMRC is proposing to harmonise and extend its powers.
The deadline for submitting tax returns for 2006-07, and for paying the remainder of any tax due for that year, was 31 January 2008.
HMRC have just completed a consultation on whether employers should operate PAYE on benefits and expenses and whether the benefits rules for those earning less than &p
Most low income taxpayers are outside the self assessment system but increasing numbers are being brought within it, particularly pensioners.
Alistair Darling, with very little room for manoeuvre, produced an unexciting prospect for those on low incomes in his Budget today.
The latest survey of morale within HMRC shows a continuing and worrying trend.
From April 2009, the projected reform of the tribunal system will embrace the tax appeal tribunals which hear disputes between taxpayers and HMRC.