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Published on 23 April 2021
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It is welcome news to many self-employed people and partners in trading partnerships that the fourth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant (SEISS 4) claim proces

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Published on 22 April 2021
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During April 2021, HMRC are making one-off payments of £500 to certain working households on tax credits.

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Published on 19 April 2021
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From 1 April 2021, the minimum wage rates went up. Also, if you are aged 23 or over, you are now entitled to the highest rate – the national living wage.

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Published on 12 April 2021
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HMRC have published a new video explaining the help t

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Published on 12 April 2021
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The normal minimum pension age is the earliest point at which most people can access their pensions without incurring an unauthorised payment tax charge.

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Published on 1 April 2021
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The Scottish Parliament has confirmed the rates and thresholds for Scottish income tax that will apply to the non-savings and non-dividend income of Scottish taxpayers

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Published on 31 March 2021
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HMRC carry out risk assessments on all repayment requests, including Self Assessment tax returns which result in a tax refund being due.

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Published on 31 March 2021
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LITRG has responded to the Office of Tax Simplification’s call for evidence into making tax easier through smarter use of third party data.

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Published on 24 March 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) today publishes a new research report1 looking at the use of ‘umbrella’ companies and other labour market intermedi

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Published on 24 March 2021
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We are pleased to publish our report ‘Labour Market Intermediaries: a technical report outlining how umbrella companies and other intermediaries operate in the la