HMRC urges claimants to renew tax credits online

HMRC are urging people to renew their tax credits claim well before the 31 July deadline. HMRC have made improvements to the online renewal service and recommend claimants renew their claim online once they receive their renewal... Read Full Article...

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Autumn Statement 2015 expectations

Tax credits have been in the news and this is one issue the Chancellor George Osborne is expected to review in the Autumn Statement. The House of Lords voted to reject the Statutory Instrument which contained the... Read Full Article...

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Universal Credit criticised by NAO

The implementation of the Government’s welfare reform programme, Universal Credit, has been criticised in a report by the National Audit Office (NAO). Universal Credit will merge a number of existing benefits into a single payment in order... Read Full Article...

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Parents with higher incomes must register for Self Assessment

HMRC are reminding parents with higher incomes who continued to receive Child Benefit after January 2013 that they must register for Self Assessment by 5 October 2013 to avoid any penalties in relation to the High Income... Read Full Article...

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Tax credits claimants have until 31 July to renew claims

HMRC are reminding tax credits claimants that they need to renew their claims by the 31 July deadline or their payments might stop. Nick Lodge, Director General of Benefits and Credits, said: ‘We are asking claimants to... Read Full Article...

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