2011 news

Published on 12 July 2011
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HMRC have announced that from mid-July they will start sending out PAYE tax calculations for the 2010/11 tax year, starting with repayments where HMRC think too much t

Published on 7 July 2011
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LITRG reported earlier this year on a special tax deal for plumbers and members of associated trades to ‘own up’ to under-declared tax liabilities.

Published on 5 July 2011
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As the end of the school year approaches, students switch their attention from exams to the summer holiday fun ahead.

Published on 30 June 2011
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The Government proposes to remove from the scope of legal aid all welfare benefits and tax credits advice.

Published on 27 June 2011
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HMRC have started a consultation on the future relationship between the Department and tax agents – mainly paid agents, but also those acting pro bono and the extensiv

Published on 23 June 2011
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Serious complaints about HMRC can be investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission. But how does anyone find out about this?

Published on 21 June 2011
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is alerting taxpayers to a new surge of fake ‘phishing’ emails sent out by fraudsters in the run-up to the tax credits renewal deadline

Published on 15 June 2011
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Young people trying to enter the world of work continue to face a difficult labour market.

Published on 15 June 2011
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On 6 April, LITRG launched www.revenuebenefits.org.uk, a website to support advisers who have to grapple with the “giving” side of HMRC activity.

Published on 6 June 2011
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VAT is a particularly regressive tax, imposing the highest burdens on people with low, fixed incomes such as many pensioners and those living on state benefits.