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Pension savers given longer to notify providers about flexible withdrawals

Pension savers that take advantage of new freedoms to access their money would have 13 weeks to tell pension providers that they are exercising their new flexible access to pension rights, under new plans outlined by the UK chancellor. 25 Nov 2014

Tax Tribunal backlog reaches record high

The backlog of tax disputes waiting to be heard has reached a new record high with a particular surge in the number of high value cases lodged with the Upper Tribunal, according to Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 25 Nov 2014

Government dilutes plans for direct recovery of debts by HMRC

The government will proceed with plans to give HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) new powers to withdraw funds directly from bank accounts to claim unpaid taxes from debtors, but has introduced new safeguards in light of criticism of those plans. 24 Nov 2014

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