2015 news

Published on 11 May 2015
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In a new report, the LITRG has called for greater clarity around how couples are dealt with in the tax and tax credits systems.

Published on 6 May 2015
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The Commission on Local Tax Reform has launched a short online survey to gather views on local taxation in Scotland from as many people as possible.

Published on 5 May 2015
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Since 6 April 2015, it has been possible to draw money from your pension ‘pot’ flexibly – we have now published our LITRG guidance.

Published on 1 May 2015
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From 6 April 2015, people who employ carers to look after them (‘care and support employers’) can claim to reduce their employer/secondary class 1 National Insurance b

Published on 10 April 2015
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Pensions flexible access double whammy – watch out for surprise tax AND tax credits bills – LITRG Press Release

Published on 8 April 2015
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The Budget on 18 March 2015 promised to make tax ‘easier’ by ending the need for annual tax returns and bringing in new tax payment processes.

Published on 8 April 2015
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The dust has settled on the Budget, the Finance Act raced through and Parliament has been dissolved.

Published on 2 April 2015
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Changes to the rules for many pensions from 6 April 2015 mean that you may be able to draw money out of your ‘pot’ very flexibly – as much as you like, when you like.

Published on 26 March 2015
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The LITRG has published a manifesto setting out the agenda the Group would like the next government to pursue for taxpayers on low incomes.

Published on 18 March 2015
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The LITRG has welcomed the announcement that basic rate taxpayers will benefit from a new £1,000 tax-free personal savings allowance from April 2016, on top of t