2009 news

Published on 10 June 2009
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The latest staff survey for HMRC has been quietly published on the HMRC website.

Published on 9 June 2009
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Following the National Audit Office’s report last autumn about how HMRC handles tax debt, the Public Accounts Committee have now published their report and recommendat

Published on 22 May 2009
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The Finance Bill now going through Parliament proposes to withdraw entitlement to UK personal tax allowances from Commonwealth citizens living in some of the poorest c

Published on 12 May 2009
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Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) allows poorer families to keep their children in schooling once they reach 16 years of age.

Published on 7 May 2009
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LITRG is often critical of HMRC for not taking on board our suggestions. But sometimes we can report successes.

Published on 30 April 2009
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In its latest report, LITRG shows how inconsistent is the tax and benefits treatment of volunteers’ expenses, and makes recommendations for a simple and coherent

Published on 22 April 2009
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Today the Chancellor set out his plans; they made grim reading.

Published on 20 April 2009
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The Chancellor is likely to announce the general approach towards a Charter for HMRC in the Budget this Wednesday.

Published on 9 April 2009
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Some families, where a parent or child has a disability, have lost out on tax credit payments because of complex rules and a lack of HMRC explanation and publicity.

Published on 2 April 2009
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It is particularly important in a recession that government agencies, such as Jobcentre Plus, HMRC, Directgov and the Cabinet Office, join up to provide accurate and h