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Published on 30 May 2007

Older people on low incomes -The case for tax reform

For too long pensioners on low incomes have been a low priority in the tax world of HMRC. The merger of the old Inland Revenue and Customs & Excise has focused on business tax to the detriment of the low-income pensioner. LITRG’s latest report ‘Older people on low incomes: the case for tax reform’, published on 30 May 2007, explains the tax problems of becoming a pensioner, suffering bereaveme...

Published on 30 January 2007

VAT and disabled people - the case for removing the barriers

A comprehensive report by the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is calling for HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to review the VAT reliefs given to disabled people. The report also focuses on the need for better administration of the reliefs to make them easier to obtain, and a re-think on VAT that is payable on products not ‘solely designed’ for disabled people....

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