Reverse Concessionary Families Travel Scheme Withdrawn!

Discussion in 'Army Pay, Claims & JPA' started by Minxy, May 10, 2006.

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  1. Im not sure if this has been mentioned before and whilst I have the article sat in front of me I cant find it online :(

    It has been withdrawn MOD has blamed the move on an HM Revenue & Customs decision that the trips are benefit in kind and therefore subject to tax, BUT a source from HM Revenue said it has always been the case and not one family had ever been asked to pay tax in the 30 years the scheme has been running!!!

    An MOD spokesman said 'It is acknowledged that the policy change may have an adverse effect on families'!


    Edited to add, hmmm not sure if this is posted in the correct place?