The LITRG comments on this Treasury Committee call for evidence in relation to the tax and related state benefits issues that might affect vulnerable or low-income tax
LITRG has responded to the Office for Tax Simplification’s (OTS) second report on the Business Life Cycle, where we focus on the areas we consider affect small, unrepr
LITRG and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) have jointly responded to HMRC’s technical note and draft legislation on ‘Clarifying the scope of the Welsh rates
The LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to this inquiry on behalf of low-income and unrepresented taxpayers.
In our Budget 2018 representation, we tell the Government that the type of scheme pension savers are in should not affect the tax relief they receive and put forward a
LITRG has responded to the Government’s consultation on increasing HMRC’s civil information powers.
This call for evidence sets out the issues on which the Director of Labour Market Enforcement would like to receive evidence to inform his Strategy for 2019/20.
Ofcom are looking into call connection services and are proposing stronger regulation for 084 numbers (which often catch HMRC callers out).
As Universal Credit (UC) continues to be rolled out across the country, replacing most of the legacy ‘passport’ benefits for free school meals, the Welsh Government is
LITRG welcome the opportunity to provide input into this inquiry – we feel able to comment on the broad issues raised, given the importance of tax across the whole rea
LITRG has submitted comments to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in respect of the draft clauses and schedules contained in Finance Bill 2018-19 that concern penalties
The LITRG welcomes the opportunity to continue our input into the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) work on the outcomes of the pensions freedom reforms and in parti
LITRG has responded to the Government’s publication of the draft legislation which allows HMRC to raise assessments on matters involving offshore tax which are up to 1
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have been consulting on their draft equality scheme which sets out how they will meet their responsibilities under section 75 of the Nort
While the LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation, we are disappointed that the DWP has not considered the different options available to move l
In responding to the Social Security Committee of the Scottish Parliament’s inquiry into Social Security and In-work Poverty, LITRG has focused on the particular probl
The LITRG appreciate that the Government have considerable concerns regarding the non-compliance of the rules commonly known as IR35 in the private sector.
LITRG has responded to a wide-ranging consultation by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on the options now available to all those converting their pension pots int
In principle, we agree there is a problem with the insolvency regime being used to avoid or evade tax liabilities, including through the use of phoenixism.
LITRG recently responded to HM Treasury’s consultation document exploring the possibility of extending tax relief for the cost of training by employees and the self-em
The LITRG raises concerns about the number of dispute cases reaching the Tribunal which ought never to have been escalated in the first place.
As part of the Treasury Committee’s inquiry into VAT and Brexit, LITRG has urged the Government to reconsider its previous recommendations for VAT reform for disabled
As there are so many fundamental changes on the horizon for small businesses to get to grips with in the next few years, such as Brexit and HMRC’s Making Tax Digital p
The LITRG believes that in order to increase trust in pensions and consequently take-up, there must be clarity and reassurance that contributions and investments are i
LITRG have responded to the HMRC/HMT consultation looking at online platforms’ role in ensuring tax compliance by their users.
The LPC are consulting on the recommendation made in ‘Good work: the Taylor review of modern working practices’ that they should consider the potential impact of a hig
LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation on employment status and, in particular, is pleased that the consultation considers employment rights an
The LITRG believes that the government must continue to allow the use of cash as a choice and make sure that cash does not become a more expensive alternative to using
We welcome the opportunity to put forward our views on the part of this Government 'good work' consultation concerned with the state enforcement of holiday pay and sic
LITRG has raised serious concerns to the government over its plans to extend the time limits for raising an assessment of tax on offshore investments.
In this, the first of the Government’s ‘good work’ consultation responses, we put forward our views on how to increase the transparency of contractual arrangements for
The consultation deals with six sets of regulations, designed to create a new chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland – the Social Security Chamber – and make
The proposed regulations do not take account of the current ways in which shared lives carers are paid and would involve extensive record keeping and reporting fo
The LITRG raises concerns about how tax registration checks would fall short of eliminating hidden economy activity as, for example, the proposals will not affect thos
LITRG welcomes the fact that the proposed model for late payment sanctions will maintain reasonable excuse provisions, and that late payment penalties will not include
While we are wholly supportive of the childcare help provided by Government through the Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) scheme and other childcare offerings, we do not believ
In our response we highlight that we do not think that the supply of housing to the original target group is reduced by Airbnb type arrangements and are therefore not
In our response, we welcome the simplification introduced by allowing for an enduring PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) but stress that adequate guidance needs to be giv
We welcome this opportunity to comment on the Welsh Revenue Authority’s (WRA) draft Charter which will be used from April 2018 when the first Welsh devolved taxes (Lan
LITRG is concerned that the current timeframe does not allow for proper development and testing of the software that will be required to make Making Tax Digital for VA
In our response to the Treasury Committee's inquiry, we look at the the savings policy interventions of Help to Save and auto enrolment, and suggest some changes
We welcome this opportunity to provide further evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee on universal credit with a specific focus on how self-employed claimants wil
The LITRG believe that this consultation lacks sufficient detail about how the net annual income threshold will work in practice against a monthly-assessed benefit.
LITRG has recently responded to the call for evidence from HM Treasury in connection with their 2017 manifesto commitment to implement a ‘breathing space’ scheme for t
The LITRG do not believe that the proposals in this consultation meet the 'fair, consistent and simple to deliver' criteria that are aimed for and in fact, if the prop
The LITRG welcomes this clause, which corrects an injustice by enabling bereaved people to benefit from the transferable marriage allowance after the death of the
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