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Published on 5 April 2017
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The LITRG welcomes the new property and trading income allowances due to come into effect tomorrow (April 6) but is concerned that people may not find out about or cle

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Published on 3 April 2017
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On 1 April, National Minimum Wage rates changed; and on 6 April, the new tax year starts.

Published on 30 March 2017
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Campaigners have set out an agenda for making the tax system fairer and easier to use for taxpayers on low incomes.

Check your National Insurance record
Published on 29 March 2017
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The LITRG is urging self-employed workers with very low profits to check their National Insurance record and make up any deficiencies before voluntary contributions be

Claiming back tax refund
Published on 23 March 2017
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You have until 5 April 2017 to claim a tax refund for the 2012/13 tax year – if you miss it then your money will be lost to the government!

Published on 21 March 2017
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The Government’s proposed remedy to the disproportionate tax bills that can arise from part surrenders or assignments of life policies is welcome but does not go far e

Published on 20 March 2017
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The LITRG is concerned that questions remain about the imminent reduction in the money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) after confirmation in the Budget that it will g

Published on 20 March 2017
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When the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the reversal of his Budget measure to increase the rate of Class 4 National Insurance contributions (NICs), saying that

Published on 17 March 2017
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A critical report that calls for a far more cautious approach by the Government to the roll-out of Making Tax Digital and a delay to the scheme from the planned 2018 t

The ‘first and last’ Spring Budget
Published on 9 March 2017
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The Chancellor’s Spring Budget 2017 was both Mr Hammond’s first and last Spring Budget, and the first of two Budgets expected in 2017.