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Published on 15 October 2013

The Tax Repayment System and Tax Refund Organisations - a call for action

This report specifically highlights areas in which the tax profession, HMRC, the OTS and others, need to work together to ease the tax repayment system for the low-income and unrepresented taxpayer. We emphasise the need to protect consumers by helping them make informed choices about whether or not to use a tax agent and if so, to whom they should entrust their confidential and personal data....

Published on 21 January 2013

Banks, building societies, HMRC and their non-taxpaying customers - A plea for better service

In June 2012 LITRG members carried out a mystery shopping exercise to test how well banks and building societies ensure their non-taxpaying customers can recover the tax deducted at source from their savings interest. This report sets out the disappointing results of that survey, and makes recommendations for banks, building societies and HMRC to improve their service....

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