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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 means that more than a million peo

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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 to 50 per cent on the amounts

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 many workers with potentially hug

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 she was not married to her la

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 opportunity to earn a tax-free bonus

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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 2018 – this is known as the Requi

Carer’s Allowance – can deductible employment expenses help you qualify?
Published on 12 September 2018
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This week is Pension Awareness week (10 to 15 September 2018). It is easy to put off thinking about your pension but that could cost you a lot of money.

Published on 7 September 2018
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Following yesterday’s announcement by the government that it has abandoned its plans to abolish Class 2 National Insurance contributions (NIC) for the self-employed, campaigners have said the whole