Tax Rebates & Refunds

WARNING: Council tax rebate fraud in Lichfield

March 24, 2010
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Spotted in the Birmingham Mail, fraudsters are apparently targetting Lichfield residents posing as representatives of the Valuation Office Agency, part of HM Revenue & Customs, and requesting credit card and bank details on the grounds they are due a council tax rebate.
The scam was highlighted by Lichfield District Council who stated: “We never contact residents [...]

Income Tax has doubled since Labour took over

March 19, 2010
Posted in Income Tax — Written by The Tax Repayment Agency — Comments (1)

Stats from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs reveal that income tax revenue has DOUBLED – rising from £69 billion in 1997 to an expected £134 billion in 2010.
The take from National Insurance has increased similarly, rising from £47 billion to £98 billion in the same period.
That’s money coming out of YOUR pocket, YOUR pay packet [...]

Sian Williams case highlights the difficulties of claiming tax rebates

March 18, 2010
Posted in Income Tax — Written by The Tax Repayment Agency — Comments (3)

It is a common complaint that dealing with our friends at Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) when it comes to getting a tax rebate of any kind is not exactly plain sailing.
BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Williams is locked in a five year legal battle with HMRC over a tax rebate on her clothing, haircare [...]

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