HMRC introduced a new security system on the tax credit helpline in November 2009 which attempts to verify a claimant’s identity by asking questions based on their cre
While the Child Maintenance Act 2008 was in development, LITRG sat on a DWP working group examining child maintenance variations.
Very often, where financial products are launched for those on low incomes there is a general tendency to consider any practical tax (or benefits) issues as a matter f
Over recent years we have carried extensive research into care and support matters, with particular regard to issues surrounding direct payments.
The Welfare Reform Bill is being scrutinised by the Public Bill Committee, to whom LITRG has submitted evidence on the Bill’s proposals for universal credit.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has launched a study into Mobility Aids.
HMRC have announced their intention to implement a new series of checks, looking at tax records kept by those in business – ‘Business Records Checks’.
In this response we raise matters of particular importance to small and very small businesses, and vulnerable groups such as care and support employers.
While much of the subject‐matter of this Department for Work and Pensions’ call for evidence is beyond the scope of LITRG’s activity, we comment on it from the viewpoi