2010 news

Published on 21 April 2010
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HMRC have a published policy to offer home visits to people who need help but cannot deal adequately with matters by telephone or letter, or get to an Enquiry Centre.

Published on 15 April 2010
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Problems with PAYE Codes for the 2010/11 tax year have been well-publicised, but many may only now realise they have a problem as April payrolls are processed.

Published on 6 April 2010
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Government departments sometimes seem to go into paralysis as soon as a General Election is announced.

Published on 29 March 2010
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Whilst acknowledging that overseas tax matters can be complicated, a recent HMRC consultation suggested that anyone getting them wrong should be penalised as if they h

Published on 24 March 2010
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There were few surprises for those on low incomes as the Chancellor presented the first of at least two Budgets in 2010.

Published on 22 March 2010
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Time limits for reclaiming overpaid tax are about to be cut from nearly six years to only four years.

Published on 10 March 2010
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As HMRC propose new powers to tackle perceived ‘deliberate wrongdoing’ by tax agents, LITRG again asks them to give more thought to the wider issues of wor

Published on 4 March 2010
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A recent DWP consultation on housing benefit reform discusses how claimants can be supported as they move off benefit and into work.

Published on 2 March 2010
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Government plans to move existing incapacity benefit claimants on to employment and support allowance could cause serious reductions in income for thousands of people.

Published on 27 February 2010
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The influential Public Accounts Committee have called for change in how HMRC deal with the tax affairs of pensioners.