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Published on 22 April 2021
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During April 2021, HMRC are making one-off payments of £500 to certain working households on tax credits.

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Published on 19 April 2021
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From 1 April 2021, the minimum wage rates went up. Also, if you are aged 23 or over, you are now entitled to the highest rate – the national living wage.

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Published on 12 April 2021
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HMRC have published a new video explaining the help t

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Published on 1 April 2021
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The Scottish Parliament has confirmed the rates and thresholds for Scottish income tax that will apply to the non-savings and non-dividend income of Scottish taxpayers

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Published on 31 March 2021
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HMRC carry out risk assessments on all repayment requests, including Self Assessment tax returns which result in a tax refund being due.

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Published on 24 March 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) today publishes a new research report1 looking at the use of ‘umbrella’ companies and other labour market intermedi

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Published on 23 March 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) welcomes HMRC taking steps towards modernising the tax system with today’s publication of two calls for evidence.1

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Published on 23 March 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) welcomes today’s publication of HMRC’s discussion document Helping taxpayers get offshore tax right.1 The

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Published on 22 March 2021
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This article explains how you can ensure that voluntary Class 2 NICs for 2019/20 are accepted by HMRC even if you filed your tax return late.&

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Published on 18 March 2021
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We are all on the lookout for a bargain when shopping online!

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