2015 news

Published on 13 June 2015
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The LITRG is delighted by the news today that the Group’s Technical Director, Robin Williamson, has been awarded an MBE in recognition of his work for low income taxpa

Published on 9 June 2015
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) have reissued their guide for taxpayers who receive tax calculation letters from HMRC.

Published on 4 June 2015
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Evidence of when you contact HMRC, or attempt to file a tax return or claim online, is essential if there is a later dispute.

Published on 3 June 2015
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Many workers – particularly those who work part-time, casually, or for only some of the year – will have paid too much tax during the 2014/15 tax year under the Pay As

Published on 1 June 2015
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The new marriage allowance for married couples and civil partners came into effect on 6 April 2015. It enables eligible couples to save up to £212 tax in a year.

Published on 29 May 2015
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Interviewed on the Radio 4 Today programme on Friday 29 May 2015, Robin Williamson, LITRG’s Technical Director, described a scheme designed to exploit a tax allo

Published on 28 May 2015
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Employees and pensioners have tax taken off them throughout the year via Pay As You Earn (PAYE).

Published on 14 May 2015
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The LITRG has encouraged HMRC to ensure that their penalties system better recognises the difference between occasional error and deliberate non-compliance.

Published on 12 May 2015
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Millions of tax credit claimants will be receiving their annual review packs in the next couple of months as we enter the tax credit annual renewal period (April to Ju

Published on 11 May 2015
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More taxpayers who need extra help can now book a face-to-face meeting with HMRC using an on-line form.