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Published on 5 October 2004
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From 1 October 2004, the Disability Discrimination Act requires service providers to make 'reasonable adjustments' to their premises to tackle any physical features that prevent disabled people from using their services.

Published on 29 September 2004
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) have joined with other tax bodies and welfare rights organisations in submitting to the Inland Revenue a list of necessary changes and improvements to the tax credits system.

Published on 22 September 2004
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Comments of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) on the White Paper Cm6243 by the Department for Constitutional Affairs

Published on 22 September 2004
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Comments of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) on the White Paper Cm6243 by the Department for Constitutional Affairs

Published on 21 September 2004
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There are over a million trustees of charities in the United Kingdom and many have one thing in common. No, not that they are selfless individuals giving of their time to help others. It is that they may be expected by the Revenue to complete a Self Assessment Return.

Published on 14 September 2004
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Jane Moore of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group considers the recent White Paper on tribunals reform. This article was originally published in Tax Journal on 13 September 2004 and it is reprinted here with the publisher's kind permission.

Published on 14 September 2004
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This article has now been updated - you can find our latest comments in our article entitled "Praise to the Revenue for listening". One of the great difficulties for many people dealing with the Inland Revenue is to find the right person who will solve their problem.

Published on 2 September 2004
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Following the Finance Bill debates, LITRG now has an assurance that foster carers will not face any potential capital gains tax liability when they sell their home. However, for adult placement carers, the tax position remains uncertain.

Published on 24 August 2004
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An increasing part of our role is dealing with specialist queries from people on low incomes who come into contact with the tax system in various ways, and from their advisers.

Published on 5 August 2004
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This is the final version of the questionnaire submitted by LITRG to the National Audit Office in respect of their examination of the filing of self assessment tax ret