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Scottish income tax rates and thresholds confirmed – what do the changes mean for Scottish taxpayers?
Published on 24 February 2017
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The Scottish Parliament has confirmed the rates and thresholds for income tax that will apply to the non-savings and non-dividend income of Scottish taxpayers from 6 A

Press Release: Flaws in the Government’s strategy to tighten pension rules
Published on 23 February 2017
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The LITRG has warned of the consequences of the planned reduction from this April in the pension money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) from £10,000 to £4,

Published on 17 February 2017
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LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to the green paper on halving the disability employment gap. 

Published on 14 February 2017
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The LITRG is concerned at a tax change which could increase the costs for disabled people of changing their motor vehicle and leave them unable to change to a more sui

Reducing the money purchase annual allowance – LITRG response
Published on 13 February 2017
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The LITRG strongly urges the government to think about savings for retirement coherently; under the current proposal those who save up in a Lifetime ISA rather than a

Safer Internet Day 2017 – Don't get caught in the phishing net
Published on 7 February 2017
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Concerned about protecting yourself online? Not sure what to do if you think you have been scammed?

Published on 6 February 2017
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The LITRG have welcomed HMRC’s commitment to carry out a review of all summer 2016 decisions made by Concentrix that have not already been challenged by claimant

Contacting HMRC? New extended opening times
Published on 6 February 2017
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HMRC recently announced that they have extended the opening lines on their main telephone helplines and webchat facility.

Merger of financial advice services ‘a great opportunity'
Published on 2 February 2017
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While the LITRG broadly welcomes simplification of the National Insurance process for the self-employed, we remain deeply concerned that those on the lowest incomes ma

Press Release: HMRC’s Making Tax Digital concessions no substitute for caution
Published on 31 January 2017
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The LITRG welcomes the very limited concessions announced in the Government’s response today to the consultations on Making Tax Digital (MTD).