2015 news

Published on 27 October 2015
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is calling on HMRC not to pursue non-tax paying people for any tax due on donations they make under Gift Aid, saying it is fai

Published on 27 October 2015
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LITRG has created new guidance in the ‘tax basics’ section of its website, providing information on the Scottish rate of income tax (SRIT).

Published on 27 October 2015
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Yesterday, the House of Lords refused to pass the Government’s legislation seeking to cut tax credits significantly from April 2016.

Published on 20 October 2015
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MPs debated the forthcoming changes to tax credits on 20 October, and peers will debate regulations implementing the April 2016 cuts on 26 October.

Published on 9 October 2015
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The LITRG is calling on HMRC not to pursue individual workers for underpayments arising from their involvement in arrangements between engagers of their labour and int

Published on 9 October 2015
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed the publication of a government amendment to the Finance Bill today which will help protect vulnerable taxpayers

Published on 6 October 2015
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LITRG has long contended that it is unfair and counterproductive to penalise those who are willing to comply with their tax obligations but fail to do so because of mi

Published on 30 September 2015
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The LITRG has called for all savings income to be paid without deduction of tax at source when the new Personal Savings Allowance (PSA) is introduced next year.

Published on 21 September 2015
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Judy Clements OBE, The Adjudicator, has published her 2014 / 15 annual report saying that although inroads have been made in transforming complaints handling, achievem

Published on 17 September 2015
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Most tax credit claimants will have their working tax credit (WTC) and child tax credit (CTC) reduced from April 2016 after the Government announced changes to the wor