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The Department of Health (DH) proposes to give local authorities the power to extend direct payments to those who lack the capacity to consent to their receipt.
As the tax appeals system is changing from April 2009, new rules and procedures are being devised.
Responding to the Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) Green Paper No-one written off: reforming welfare to reward responsibility, LITRG fully supports the Go
Taxpayers who have to submit PAYE, corporation tax or VAT returns will soon be required to file online, making HMRC the first government agency to compel ordinary citi
LITRG has commented on the recent Treasury consultation on relief for travel expenses: temporary workers and overarching contracts.
The tax credit system has attracted heavy criticism since its inception in 2003.
In any new regime of interest and penalties, the key principle is that late payment may lead to an interest charge and late filing may result in a penalty, but in gene
In June, HMRC began consulting on developing a new Charter to replace the old ‘taxpayers’ charters’ formerly published by the Inland Revenue and Cust
From April 2009, when taxpayers find themselves in dispute with HMRC, they will be able to ask HMRC to carry out an “internal review” of their case as a si
The Scottish Government have recently sought views on the possible replacement of council tax by a local income tax.
The Government’s Office for Disability Issues (ODI) has held a consultation on development of the Independent Living Strategy – the initiative to help more
The LITRG's response to the recent HMRC consultation on collection of NICs for the self-employed was submitted on 5 June.
In February, HMRC announced a consultation on changes to the way in which students’ tax is collected under Pay As You Earn (PAYE).
The Commission of the European Union has sought views on what type of goods and services should qualify for a lower rate of VAT, and LITRG has responded.
On 22 April 2008, the Treasury Committee of MPs responded to the public furore about the withdrawal of the 10% starting rate of income tax by announcing an inquiry.
HMRC is proposing to harmonise and extend its powers.
HMRC have just completed a consultation on whether employers should operate PAYE on benefits and expenses and whether the benefits rules for those earning less than &p
From April 2009, the projected reform of the tribunal system will embrace the tax appeal tribunals which hear disputes between taxpayers and HMRC.
LITRG welcomed the opportunity to respond to HM Treasury’s consultation document entitled Paying a fairer share: a consultation on residence and domicile.
On 25 October the Prime Minister asked Richard Thomas, the Information Commissioner, and Dr Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust, to carry out an independent r
In a recently published draft Impact Assessment HMRC set out how they intend to take forward their IT accessibility programme.
As part of the reform of the tax tribunals scheduled for April 2009, HMRC has proposed an ‘internal review’ procedure to run concurrently with, or as an al