Tax credits overpayments cannot be avoided altogether, because they are built into the design of the system – they are part of how the whole process works.
Many people have claimed tax credits, and then been surprised to find that the Revenue has paid them too much and asks for the surplus back.
In a statement in Parliament, the government Minister responsible for the Inland Revenue has said that 'all Inland Revenue Enquiry Offices (IRECs) are registered w
LITRG submission in response to Call for Evidence
The budget contained an interesting range of measures designed to enhance support through the tax and tax-benefits system for people in work, disabled people, parents
The Chancellor's 2004 Budget, announced earlier today, contained a number of measures, which will help pensioners.
The merger of the Inland Revenue and Customs & Excise carries with it risks for those on low incomes.
The Tax Credits Handbook 2003-04, written by members of LITRG and published by CCH (link below), was published in December 2003.
LITRG in its latest response to Government consultation on Pensions Simplification calls for a change in the law to help low-income pensioners.
A number of people have been receiving letters from the Revenue about shortfalls in their National Insurance contributions in past years, because the Government depart