2013 news

Published on 1 October 2013
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Following recommendations from the independent Low Pay Commission (LPC), the national minimum wage (NMW) for adults will increase by 12p an hour to £6.31 from 1

Published on 26 September 2013
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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has this morning released a damning report on the Government’s project to extend broadband to rural areas of the UK.

Published on 30 August 2013
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The LITRG is urging tax credit claimants to check their 2012-13 final award notices in order not to lose their right to challenge any overpayments.

Published on 27 August 2013
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The LITRG is calling on HMRC to allow more time for assessment of the impact of the closure of their enquiry centres in the north east of England before deciding wheth

Published on 12 August 2013
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The LITRG is calling for the inclusion of tax education in a revised national curriculum in their response to a consultation from the Department for Education.

Published on 8 August 2013
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The LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Department of Education's consultation on a National Curriculum review.

Published on 1 August 2013
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In a report released today, the LITRG is urging HMRC, supported by the tax profession and the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS), to lead the fight in protecting vuln

Published on 26 July 2013
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LITRG welcomes the move to 0300 numbers for HMRC’s CIS Helpline, SA Orderline and Payment Enquiry line.

Published on 25 July 2013
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The LITRG is urging anybody who has received renewal forms from HMRC and who has not yet completed and returned them to do so by July 31st or risk having their payment

Published on 23 July 2013
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By 31 July many people who receive tax credits must complete and return their renewal forms, or telephone the helpline and complete the process by phone.