2015 news

Published on 14 July 2015
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In the Summer Budget on 8 July 2015, the Chancellor announced that future awards of child tax credit would be limited to 2 children and that the family element of CTC

Published on 14 July 2015
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The LITRG is reminding people in receipt of tax credits that just three weeks remain to complete renewal forms.

Published on 10 July 2015
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is calling on HMRC to clear up confusion over future levels of child tax credit thresholds.

Published on 9 July 2015
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Tax campaigners have welcomed the increase in the “rent-a-room” relief limit to £7,500 per year from £4,250. The increased limit will apply from 6 April 2016.

Published on 9 July 2015
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The Chancellor styled his Summer Budget 2015 as one “that puts security first”, both national security and economic security for working people.

Published on 9 July 2015
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In the Summer Budget delivered on 8 July 2015, the Chancellor announced sweeping cuts to the tax credits system.

Published on 8 July 2015
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Did you overpay tax several years ago which HMRC have refused to repay because you submitted an “out of time” tax return?

Published on 8 July 2015
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Cuts to tax credits and universal credit announced today will cause a reduction in the incomes of the poorest and damage work incentives which will be only partly comp

Published on 8 July 2015
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has broadly welcomed the introduction of the £5,000 tax free Dividend Allowance that is to be introduced from April 2016.

Published on 8 July 2015
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group is concerned that today’s announcement, that maintenance grants for new students from low-income households in England would be replac