2016 news

Published on 11 July 2016
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Always be careful when approached by people claiming to be HMRC, either via websites, emails, letters, text messages or phone calls.

Published on 4 July 2016
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HMRC and DWP are jointly offering a series of videos, case studies and promotional material on the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) which provides money and support to p

Press Release: Parents need greater clarity on childcare support, say tax campaigners ©Shutterstock/Ivelin Radkov
Published on 4 July 2016
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The LITRG has urged the Government to provide greater clarity to parents on the many recent and planned changes to child support.

LITRG – What we have achieved ©shutterstock/YanLev
Published on 30 June 2016
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The LITRG exists to make the tax system work better for taxpayers who are vulnerable or on low incomes by helping to improve legislation and administrative processes s

PR: Freedom to sell annuities may come at too high a price for those on low incomes ©Shutterstock Frannyanne
Published on 22 June 2016
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The LITRG is concerned that people on low incomes may be unable to benefit from welcome freedoms to convert their annuities.

Published on 17 June 2016
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Getting your tax right is not always easy.

Published on 15 June 2016
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are still running several campaigns aimed at encouraging different groups of taxpayers to put their tax affairs right if they have not

Published on 7 June 2016
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The LITRG is urging people to claim back tax deducted from savings income in past years now that they have received their P60s.

Carer’s Allowance – can deductible employment expenses help you qualify?
Published on 27 May 2016
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In April 2016 the new National Living Wage was introduced, which saw the minimum wage for those aged 25 or over increase from £6.70 to £7.20 per hour.

Published on 25 May 2016
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed a report by the National Audit Office (NAO) that shows how cutting resources has led to a deterioration in the se