400 +

The number of pages of free tax and benefits guidance on our website.

5 million +

The number of unique visitors to our website each year.

25 years

The number of years LITRG has been giving a voice to unrepresented taxpayers.

200 years

The number of years of tax experience in the LITRG team.

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Published on 12 February 2024

Have your say on HMRC’s service

Every year, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) publish a report on their Charter. These reports set out HMRC’s performance against the HMRC Charter. This...
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Published on 21 February 2024

Changes to reporting income from self-employment and partnerships

This month HMRC are writing to around 100,000 unrepresented self-employed individuals or trading partnerships who do not have an accounting period end...
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Published on 20 February 2024

Tips to follow when submitting a P87 tax refund form

HMRC issue some tax refunds automatically. In other cases, you need to actively claim tax refunds. For example, for job-related expenses that you paid...
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Published on 16 February 2024

Tipping Act Code of Practice

Under the Tipping Act, the government must introduce a new code of practice to help ensure that employers are distributing tips fairly and transparent...
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Published on 16 February 2024

Announcement – Cost of living payment for tax credit claimants

From today, 16 February 2024, HMRC is making cost of living payments to eligible tax credit claimants. The payments will be made between 16 and 22 Feb...
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Published on 9 February 2024

Announcement – HMRC Cost of living payment text messages

Today, 9 February 2024, HMRC will be sending a text message to eligible tax credit claimants reminding them of the payment dates for the next cost of ...
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Published on 16 February 2024

Tipping Act Code of Practice

Under the Tipping Act, the government must introduce a new code of practice to help ensure that employers are distributing tips fairly and transparently. The government is inviting feedback to ensure this code is as helpful as possible. ...

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Resources

Updated on 6 April 2023

Tax and NIC rates and bands

We set out the rates, bands, thresholds and allowances for different taxes and National Insurance contributions....
Updated on 6 April 2023

Minimum wage, tax and tax credits help for care workers

Care workers can face some challenges when it comes to understanding their minimum wage, tax and tax credit positions, as these can be made very compl...
Updated on 6 April 2023

Self-employment: a guide

Our PDF guide to self-employment supplements the information in this self-employment section....
Updated on 6 April 2023

Gig economy

The ‘gig’ economy is tempting more people to earn extra cash by using one of the many available online platforms to offer rides, run errands, make del...