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Low Income Tax Reform Group calls for the Inland Revenue to ease pensioners self assessment plight


The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group is lobbying the Inland Revenue to ease the worry of self-assessment for low income pensioners.


The group which was set up by the Chartered Institute of Taxation to assist those individuals least able to help themselves and to promote a mare tax friendly system for low earners.


The group has called for immediate action by the Revenue to help ease the worry of unnecessary self-assesstment forms.


It is asking the Revenue to write to pensioners whose income is to low to pay tax, but have received self assessment forms, to tell them to return the forms uncompleted and regard them as nil returns.

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