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Claiming back tax refund
Published on 23 March 2017
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You have until 5 April 2017 to claim a tax refund for the 2012/13 tax year – if you miss it then your money will be lost to the government!

Published on 21 March 2017
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The Government’s proposed remedy to the disproportionate tax bills that can arise from part surrenders or assignments of life policies is welcome but does not go

Published on 20 March 2017
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The LITRG is concerned that questions remain about the imminent reduction in the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) after confirmation in the Budget that it will g

Published on 20 March 2017
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When the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the reversal of his Budget measure to increase the rate of Class 4 National Insurance contributions (NICs), saying that

Published on 17 March 2017
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A critical report that calls for a far more cautious approach by the Government to the roll-out of Making Tax Digital and a delay to the scheme from the planned 2018 t

Universal Credit (Claims and Payments) (Scotland) Regulations 2017
Published on 15 March 2017
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LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to this Scottish Government consultation on the Universal Credit (Claims and Payments) (Scotland) Regulations 2017.

The ‘first and last’ Spring Budget
Published on 9 March 2017
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The Chancellor’s Spring Budget 2017 was both Mr Hammond’s first and last Spring Budget, and the first of two Budgets expected in 2017.

Free school transport welcome, but watch the cliff edges
Published on 8 March 2017
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LITRG welcomes the move to expand the current arrangements for free school transport to those children aged 11-16 attending selective secondary schools who receive fre

Published on 8 March 2017
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In today’s Budget, the Chancellor has announced a green paper to examine markets that are not working efficiently or fairly.

Published on 8 March 2017
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Today’s Budget documentation confirms that the tax treatment of foreign pensions will be changed from 6 April 2017 so that it is more closely aligned with the UK