2017 news

Published on 8 March 2017
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As anticipated, the Chancellor announced today changes to the taxation of the self-employed by increasing the rate of Class 4 National Insurance contributions (NIC). 

Help for workers to understand tax on multiple jobs and auto enrolment
Published on 3 March 2017
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Are you wondering if taking on another job will be worth it? Or do you have questions about being auto enrolled into a workplace pension? If so, look no further!

Published on 3 March 2017
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HMRC must do more to support disabled people to manage their tax affairs if the Government’s drive to halve the disability employment gap is to succeed, says the LITRG

Scottish income tax rates and thresholds confirmed – what do the changes mean for Scottish taxpayers?
Published on 24 February 2017
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The Scottish Parliament has confirmed the rates and thresholds for income tax that will apply to the non-savings and non-dividend income of Scottish taxpayers from 6 A

Press Release: Flaws in the Government’s strategy to tighten pension rules
Published on 23 February 2017
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The LITRG has warned of the consequences of the planned reduction from this April in the pension money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) from £10,000 to £4,000 a year,

Published on 14 February 2017
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The LITRG is concerned at a tax change which could increase the costs for disabled people of changing their motor vehicle and leave them unable to change to a more sui

Safer Internet Day 2017 – Don't get caught in the phishing net
Published on 7 February 2017
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Concerned about protecting yourself online? Not sure what to do if you think you have been scammed?

Published on 6 February 2017
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The LITRG have welcomed HMRC’s commitment to carry out a review of all summer 2016 decisions made by Concentrix that have not already been challenged by claimants and

Contacting HMRC? New extended opening times
Published on 6 February 2017
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HMRC recently announced that they have extended the opening lines on their main telephone helplines and webchat facility.

Press Release: HMRC’s Making Tax Digital concessions no substitute for caution
Published on 31 January 2017
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The LITRG welcomes the very limited concessions announced in the Government’s response today to the consultations on Making Tax Digital (MTD).