2018 news

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Published on 17 October 2018
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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are encouraging employees, who have to spend their own money on things to do their job, to claim tax relief.

Published on 12 October 2018
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The loan charge date of 5th April 2019 is drawing ever closer.

Published on 11 October 2018
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Published on 5 October 2018
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is calling on the Government to use the forthcoming Budget and Finance Bill to act on an inconsistency in tax rules which mean

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Published on 26 September 2018
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LITRG has published a new Tax Guide on the Government’s new Help-to-Save scheme, which gives some tax credits and Universal Credit claimants the opportunity to earn up

Published on 19 September 2018
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is urging people who wish to claim childcare vouchers to act before 4 October 2018.

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Published on 13 September 2018
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HMRC are taking action (the April 2019 ‘loan charge’) against certain loan arrangements (‘disguised remuneration’ schemes) that were designed to avoid tax, leaving man

Published on 13 September 2018
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In a case heard on 30 August, the UK Supreme Court has found that in refusing widowed parent’s allowance (WPA) to a survivor of an unmarried couple on the grounds that

Published on 12 September 2018
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) comments on the launch of the Help to Save scheme today, which gives some tax credits or Universal Credit claimants the opport

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Published on 12 September 2018
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UK taxpayers must declare historic foreign income and gains to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), where there might be outstanding UK tax to pay, before 30 September 201