LITRG broadly welcome the Government proposals to simplify the taxation of pensions as 'support for tomorrow's pensioners', but question whether they will encourage the low paid to save for their retirement through pensions.
Report published in January 2001 which gives an account of the LITRG's activities since the publication of 'The Taxman's Response' in July 1999 and its aims for the next few years.
This follow up report in July 1999 looks at the actions taken by the Government and Inland Revenue in the light of our recommendations in our earlier report.
Response to the Social Security Committee by the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group of the Chartered Institute of Taxation regarding Pensioner Poverty - 2 June 2000
Budget creates many winners but also some losers
This report analyses the position as at December 1998 and made over 30 recommendations for change.
LITRG response to consultation brief 6 on 'Stakeholder pensions: the tax regime - the Government's proposals' issued by the DSS and Inland Revenue on 16 September 1999 - 29 October 1999