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Published on 15 March 2006
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Two years ago Government Ministers undertook to take steps to try and ensure that pensioners who were overpaying tax would be helped by the tax authorities.

Published on 31 January 2006
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LITRG submitted Supplementary Evidence on the possible options for reforms of childcare element in Working Tax Credit in January 2006

Published on 26 January 2006
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The influential Treasury Sub-Committee of the House of Commons has started an inquiry into the way in which HM Revenue and Customs has administered the tax credits sys

Published on 26 January 2006
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During February, HMRC plans to write to or telephone selected tax credit claimants to encourage them to report in-year increases in income and other changes in circums

Published on 23 January 2006
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But is it an improvement?

Published on 16 January 2006
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LITRG has strongly criticised HMRC's practice on collecting tax credit overpayments that are due to official error.

Published on 8 December 2005
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The above heading is a valid question after our 91 attempts to speak to an HMRC helpline on which we reported two months ago. Not a happy experience.

Published on 8 December 2005
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In our previous article we discussed the new legislation allowing deferral of your state pension in favour of a lump sum.

Published on 5 December 2005
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In his Pre Budget speech the Chancellor announced a number of measures which will, in time, alleviate some of the harsher edges to the tax credits system, and which, f

Published on 5 December 2005
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Although the Chancellor signalled changes to tax credit overpayments of some significance, when it came to income tax, national insurance and tax credits generally, it