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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

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 returns. LITRG had been invited to participate in this preliminary study.

Published on 28 July 2004
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Robin Williamson, Technical Director of the LITRG, shows how overpayments of tax credits can lead to long-term debt through no fault of the claimant, and considers possible ways to resolve the problem.

Published on 28 July 2004
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At LITRG’s behest, the Government has reassured voluntary sector advisers that giving routine pro bono tax help to individuals will not bring them within the new rules that require promoters and users of tax avoidance schemes to register with the Inland Revenue

Published on 28 July 2004
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LITRG is pleased to welcome the new official booklet on tax appeals, produced by the Department for Constitutional Affairs (DCA). We were consulted on a draft of the booklet and the Department said that our comments, of all those they received, 'overall... had the most influence upon the re-thinking and re-casting of our draft'.

Published on 27 July 2004
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LITRG comment on the draft regulations and guidance relating to disclosure of avoidance schemes.