2014 news

Published on 2 May 2014
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HMRC have agreed to relax the strict rule requiring VAT returns to be filed online.

Published on 1 May 2014
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Many low income households are feeling the financial ‘pinch’, but are you sure you are claiming all the benefits you are entitled to?

Published on 30 April 2014
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The LITRG have warned the EU that any extension of VAT to broadcasting, health and education services is likely to harm low income taxpayers because the increased cost

Published on 15 April 2014
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National Insurance contributions (NIC) for some self-employed entertainers have recently changed, and LITRG are concerned about the impact this will have on state bene

Published on 15 April 2014
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have launched a campaign in April 2014 to give individuals who are employed and have a second source of untaxed income from self-employ

Published on 11 April 2014
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The LITRG believes the abolition of a compensation scheme for small employers faced with high levels of sickness absence will impact harshly on ‘care and support

Published on 26 March 2014
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From 6 April 2014, employers will no longer be able to claim reimbursement for Statutory Sick Pay following the abolition of the Percentage Threshold Scheme (PTS).

Published on 24 March 2014
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Responding to the Government’s proposal to outlaw ‘exclusivity’ in zero hour contracts and increase transparency, the LITRG have argued that the prop

Published on 20 March 2014
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Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement to grant pensioners more flexibility over their pension pots, the LITRG is pleased that many older people are being g

Published on 20 March 2014
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Taxpayers have until 5 April 2014 to claim back any tax they might have overpaid for the tax year 2009/10 – after that the money is lost to the government.