With the 31st January deadline fast approaching, filing a tax return may not be far away in your thoughts. In fact, on Christmas Day last year 1,556 people filed their tax return online.
HMRC’s telephone lines are often busy and may be more so in the run up to ‘peak’ tax return filing time – 31 January. If you are struggling to get through to them, read our hints and tips.
Government changes are set to make it easier for employers who pay or reimburse their employees’ expenses, but campaigners for those on low incomes are disappointed that nothing is being done to he
The draft Finance Bill clauses issued today confirm that the bereavement support payment (BST) which will supplant widowed parent’s allowance from 2016 will be tax-free.
Campaigners for those on low incomes have welcomed the Government’s announcement today that carers will no longer face a tax charge on the value of their board and lodging.
A new test to be applied to working tax credit (WTC) claimants who are self-employed is potentially discriminatory against disabled claimants, the LITRG has warned.
The Government announced in Autumn Statement 2014, that from April 2015, the Carer’s Allowance earnings limit will increase from £102 to £110 per week, meaning more carers will have the opportunity
We reported in September that HMRC are replacing their 0845 Helpline telephone numbers with 03 numbers, which are widely regarded as cheaper for most callers.
Earlier today 3 December 2014 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons.
The LITRG are disappointed to see nothing in today’s Autumn Statement to help taxpayers, especially the self-employed, to pay their taxes according to a flexible timetable.