The Isle of Wight Council is undertaking a consultation on its Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) policy. Feedback received during the consultation period will help to finalise the policy
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding people in the South with an income over £60,000 whose family is still receiving Child Benefit to opt out before 28 March if they wish to avoid filling in a tax return and repaying the benefit for the 2013/14 tax year.
Council tax on the Isle of Wight will remain frozen for a third successive year. Council leader David Pugh said careful budget management had enabled the council to not only keep council tax at 2011/12 levels but also to continue to introduce initiatives that would benefit residents and the economy.
The Isle of Wight Council is set to establish a £1 million First Time Buyer Fund to help Island residents take their first step onto the property ladder and provide a much-needed boost to the local housing economy.
Taxpayers reported almost 80,000 tax rebate phishing emails last year, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have revealed today, as they warn people not to fall victim to the email scams sent by fraudsters.
Isle of Wight Entertainment store HMV in Newport, has become the latest high street casualty as it called in administrators. As I discovered Island Pulse revealed yesterday (Monday) via Twitter and Facebook, HMV confirmed its intentions following a board meeting last night
As the 31 January filing deadline is just weeks away, HM Revenue and Customs is calling on anyone who hasn’t sent in their 2011-12 tax return to do it now – and find “inner peace”.
While millions of people were exchanging presents, feasting on turkey, and nodding off in front of the television, 1,548 people decided to take time out from the yuletide festivities and do their tax return online – a 40 per cent increase on Christmas Day 2011, when 1,100 people filed online.