Whilst the LITRG are encouraged that HMRC are consulting on the guidance at an early stage, we do have concerns that having a ‘one size fits all’ guide is not the corr
LITRG is generally supportive of localisation where it means people are better served by authorities being able to flex benefits and services to local needs.
The LITRG calls for the Welsh Revenue Authority, when established, to draw up a taxpayer’s charter that has a statutory basis, setting out the rights and obligat
LITRG’s response to this DWP consultation supports maintaining alignment of the automatic enrolment threshold with the level of the personal allowance for simplicity.
The current PAYE system is ill-equipped to deal with the new pensions regime and is likely to cause severe difficulties for both taxpayer and HMRC, say LITRG in its ev
The LITRG have responded to the Finance Committee of the Scottish Parliament’s Call for Evidence in respect of their inquiry into the devolution of further fiscal powe
The LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Social Security Advisory Committee's consultation.
In our response, we question whether this is really much of a ‘consultation’ at all.
The LITRG represents low income individuals throughout the UK.
We appreciate the Government’s intentions behind widening the net of the DOTAS regime, however in our response to their consultation, we question whether it will be ef
Although we can see the rationale for the proposal to remove the connection between nationality and entitlement to the UK personal allowance, LITRG are concerned that
While the tax-free childcare scheme proposed in the Bill and draft secondary legislation may not seem too complex as a standalone scheme, the LITRG are concerned that
The LITRG welcome the opportunity to provide evidence to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Childcare Payments Bill 2014-15 but are concerned that the p
The government has formulated proposals for improving the CIS, including the introduction of mandatory on-line filing for contractors and provision of digital access t
The LITRG calls on the Government to ensure that the guidance service is sufficiently robust, with much tighter regulation than currently proposed, and that the indivi
A joint CIOT and LITRG response.
LITRG broadly welcomes the reforms proposed and explored in the four consultation documents concerning employee benefits and expenses and the fact that the Government
The LITRG are pleased to respond to HMT’s Call for Evidence on current remuneration practices, which stems from the OTS's Expenses and Benefits report.
The LITRG are disappointed that proposals which are intended to help HMRC better manage their service actually appear to remove basic rights from taxpayers.
While the LITRG supports HMRC’s existing power to satisfy a debt by taking money from a debtor’s bank account under the supervision of a judge, the current proposals t
While the LITRG welcomes any attempt to create an unbiased and transparent system for identifying and guaranteeing appropriate guidance for those about to retire under
In response to a call for evidence by the labour party, to help form their goals for a digital agenda, the LITRG has submitted a paper detailing the challenges faced i
The LITRG agrees with the Government that the high cost and availability of childcare are two of the biggest challenges that parents can face and therefore welcome the
LITRG welcome reform of the rules for access to pensions savings, as complicated and often irrational rules have hitherto made it hard for individuals to plan sensibly
LITRG are very pleased with the outcome of this consultation, that taxpayers should be able to file by telephone when it is not reasonably practicable for them to file
In a response to the Government’s strategy on Childhood Poverty 2014-17, the LITRG points out several ways that the tax and welfare legislation work to make it more di
While the LITRG are in favour of free market competition and welcome proposals that both promote this and lead to a lower cost base for individuals on a low income, we
The LITRG are concerned about the impact of current compliance activity on tax credit claimants who make mistakes due to the complexity of the benefit system and poor
The LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation on behalf of those who have written to us with their concerns of the consequences of being on a zero
We welcome the opportunity to respond to the Scottish Finance Committee’s call for evidence on the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill, which was published in Decembe
The LITRG believe the amendments to legislation proposed in the consultation document will not cure the breach of Convention rights identified in LH Bishop and we have
The LITRG welcome the Government’s commitment to dealing with intermediaries in the labour supply chain who facilitate the false self-employment of construction worker
The LITRG comments on the Finance Bill 2014 draft clauses on transferable tax allowances for married couples and civil partners.
The LITRG comments on the proposed changes to the Income Tax (Pay As You Earn)(Amendment) Regulations 2014 as part of the wider consultation on 'Legislative changes re