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Cry Freedom!

With thanks to the Consumer Action Group (CAG) for the information. Members of the public could be charged up to £100 to submit requests for information to councils, police forces or the Government under a right-to-know crackdown. A commission set … Continue reading

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WHO WILL PAY FOR CARERS’ PENSIONS?

Reposted from Paul Lewis – This is money // A hundred thousand severely disabled people are being told they must set up a pension scheme for their carer. And no-one knows how the cost of doing so will be met. … Continue reading

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Twits tweeting @ HMRC

Thanks to Nichola Ross Martin  HMRCcustomers @HMRCcustomers Pilot service to help with general queries about HMRC products and services. Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm. No personal info please. HMRC is encouraging taxpayers to tweet their tax inquiries because its … Continue reading

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Government reveals new debt recovery firm

Reposted from Accountingweb The government has launched a new public/private debt collection agency for government departments including HMRC. Now couple of things here lovely readers… 1) As Mike Fleming commented on the accountingweb site:-  Equifax ltd is owned by Equifax EUA … Continue reading

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Why stubborn Iain Duncan Smith is no statesman

Reposted from the Observer Now I know I may seem as if I am IDS bashing of late *slaps self on wrist* but all I would say is that he’s in the News so much because everything he touches turns … Continue reading

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HMRC function creep.

Reposted from the Daily Mail I’m taking this article with a pinch of salt. Why? because HMRC have always used this method informally in the past. I honestly believe that this government are preparing HMRC for privatisation and this scaremongering … Continue reading

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Hey everyone…looks like the House of Commons may have woken up!

MPs query benefit savings claims Reposted from The Press Association Government claims that its new Universal Credit (UC) will save hundreds of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money lost in fraud and error, have been challenged by MPs. The Commons … Continue reading

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