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Published on 14 November 2005
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The government over the last few years has described the tax credits system as "simple", "responsive", and "targeted".

Published on 10 November 2005
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In our evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee of MPs on the proposed reform of incapacity benefit, LITRG calls for a comprehensive integrated approach involving t

Published on 9 November 2005
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By the end of 2006, the Government expect to have completed its programme of migrating child elements for all Income Support and Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (JS

Published on 8 November 2005
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Members of LITRG's disability team were pleased to be invited to address the Parliamentary All-Party Group on Disability at their meeting on 11 October.

Published on 7 November 2005
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During questioning by MPs on the House of Commons Treasury Sub-Committee, the Paymaster General (the minister responsible for tax credits) announced that, subject to f

Published on 3 November 2005
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In this information article we have outlined the basic changes in tax, tax credit and benefits which will take place when the provisions of the Civil Partnership Act 2

Published on 20 October 2005
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Eighteen months ago we were critical of the Inland Revenue for not publishing their service standards when their codes of practice committed them to do so.

Published on 17 October 2005
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It is one part of HMRC's long-term strategy to direct its customers primarily to the telephone for help or guidance.

Published on 13 October 2005
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According to a recent report in the Guardian (Thursday 6 October), more than one million families have not renewed their tax credits claim by the deadline of 30 Septem

Published on 11 October 2005
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In giving evidence to a team reviewing HMRC's on-line services, LITRG has said that the Department must not lose sight of the interests of those who cannot cope wi