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Published on 30 March 2006
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This is a second consultation document published on 30 March 2006 and follows our previous release of 14 June 2005, which was issued in the first round of this consult

Published on 24 March 2006
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This further submission to the Select Committee’s inquiry into reform of incapacity benefits and Pathways to Work gives a welcome to the overall intention of the welfare reform green paper to help people with disabilities and long term health problems to participate in employment, and highlights important issues missing from the Government’s analysis and proposals.

Published on 24 March 2006
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According to an article recently published on the BBC Radio 4 Money Box website, if you are in receipt of certain benefits including Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit and Pension Credit, you might be eligible to receive a rebate off your gas and electricity bill via the British Gas rebate scheme.

Published on 24 March 2006
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This further submission to the Select Committee’s inquiry into reform of incapacity benefits and Pathways to Work welcomes the overall intention of the welfare r

Published on 23 March 2006
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A generous Budget for the low-paid with children but no let-up in complexity says the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group

Published on 23 March 2006
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Very often it is the things which are not said during a Budget speech which give the greatest cause for concern. These can sometimes be seen more clearly after a day or so of reflection. We worry that the continuing complexity of the tax and welfare systems, coupled with inadequate resources and a low priority given to those on low incomes will mean a continuing deterioration in service.

Published on 16 March 2006
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The Low Incomes Tax reform group welcomes an opportunity of contributing to the debate into local government funding and we have now made two representations to the In

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. It now seems that for some these steps will be too late and once again pensioners will lose out.

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