2016 news

Published on 20 May 2016
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From 6 April 2016, there is a whole new set of rules for how savings income (including interest) and dividends are taxed.

Merger of financial advice services ‘a great opportunity'
Published on 19 May 2016
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The LITRG said the merger of three money advice services is a great opportunity for the new unified service to better help those on low

Armed Forces and tax
Published on 10 May 2016
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The LITRG has produced a printable guide and website material to assist serving personnel, veterans, their families and advisers to check that they are paying the corr

File your late tax return now to avoid a £10 per day fine, urge tax experts
Published on 27 April 2016
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The LITRG is urging anyone who has not yet filed their online self-assessment tax return with HMRC for the year ended 5 April 2015, to do so by the end of this month o

Published on 26 April 2016
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If you live in Scotland, from 6 April 2016, your Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax code(s) should start with the letter “S”.

Spouses and civil partners of armed forces personnel urged to claim National Insurance credits
Published on 12 April 2016
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Many individuals who accompany their spouse or civil partner on an overseas posting do not pay National Insurance (social security) contributions and this can affect t

Published on 6 April 2016
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Agency workers who up to now, may have had their home to work travel and subsistence expenses reimbursed free of tax and National Insurance, may find they can no longe

Published on 6 April 2016
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Anthony Thomas, chairman of the LITRG and former president of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, delivered a speech to the Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers (WCOTA)

Published on 6 April 2016
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Tax credit claimants earning over £20,000 may see sharp cuts in payments as HMRC recover overpayments at a higher rate, says a concerned Low Incomes Tax Reform Group. 

Welcome - the National Living Wage!
Published on 1 April 2016
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From 1 April, workers on the National Minimum Wage who are aged 25 and over, are entitled to a 50p per hour increase in their wage – the ‘National Living Wage’.