2012 news

Published on 14 March 2012
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As some football clubs are finding out, owing money to the tax man can be a significant problem.

Published on 12 March 2012
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Having long advocated that digital by default should not mean compulsion, we are pleased that HMRC’s response to the Digital by Default consultation recognises the need to take an inclusive approac

Published on 9 March 2012
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A misleading statement in an HMRC letter sent to over a million tax credits claimants may persuade people to leave the tax credits system. This could mean they miss out on future payments.

Published on 6 March 2012
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed the Office of Tax Simplification’s (OTS) interim report on pensioner taxation and looks forward to supporting the OTS’s ongoing quest for impro

Published on 5 March 2012
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The Government has consulted on a number of benefits issues over the last 18 months, claiming to be reviewing the welfare system and adjusting its design for the 21st Century.

Published on 27 February 2012
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Draft regulations set out how the Government intends to base the new system of calculating child maintenance on tax data obtained direct from HM Revenue and Customs.

Published on 24 February 2012
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LITRG has welcomed a recent HMRC consultation on modernising personal tax and the ideas it contains for creating a more transparent system.

Published on 17 February 2012
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HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have announced the Electricians Tax Safe Plan (ETSP) to encourage those who work in the electrical industry and who have not disclosed their earnings to HMRC to come f

Published on 17 February 2012
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February is the month when HMRC issue most £100 penalty notices for late filing of self-assessment tax returns.

Published on 8 February 2012
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The Coalition Government has a policy of raising the personal tax allowance for the under 65s by stages to £10,000 per annum. In 2012/13 the allowance will have reached £8,105.