We support the aim of this consultation in trying to achieve greater consistency in, and simplification of, individuals’ pension benefits statements but highlight that
LITRG has submitted comments in response to a call for evidence issued by the Social Security Committee of the Scottish Parliament, which is examining the take-up of b
While the LITRG agree that providing additional support for parents by way of statutory neonatal leave and pay is positive, it has not been made clear in this consulta
The LITRG has responded to this consultation with some points for BEIS to consider, in terms of how the payment of compensation for cancelled shifts will work for nati
We focus our comments on how Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) should be reformed to better support people with disabilities and long-term health conditions.
The LITRG has responded to this consultation with some thoughts on a number of tax, National Insurance and related welfare benefits issues that we believe need to be a
We believe that low-paid and vulnerable employees should be protected through effective state enforcement, but at this time we recommend that the Gangmasters Licensing
The LITRG has responded to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) proposed guidance for firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers and points out the guidanc
LITRG's main concern regarding the off-payroll legislation was that business-to-consumer arrangements should be placed outside of the scope of the new rules.
LITRG has responded to the government’s publication of the draft legislation for changes to capital gains tax (CGT) private residence relief (PRR) from April 2020, inc
LITRG highlighted the risks and complexity facing Scottish claimants of welfare benefits, with a particular focus on universal credit.
The Money and Pensions Service (aka the single financial guidance body) is bringing together the Money Advice Service, Pension Wise and The Pensions Advisory Service.
This is the first time we have responded to one of their annual consultations, but this year, we thought there were some areas of questioning that we could usefully co
CIOT and LITRG have submitted a joint response to the consultation.
In the consultation document it is confirmed that planned extension of the off-payroll working rules to the private sector from April 2020 will not apply to small
LITRG highlight the problem that some claimants seem to think that the Bereavement Support Payment (BSP) is reckonable as income for tax credits.
LITRG has raised concerns to the government over the impact of its proposals to restrict private residence relief for capital gains tax from April 2020.
LITRG has responded to the FCA’s Review pointing out that it is essential for people to be provided with clear guidance, in a consistent format and at the right time.
The current 6 year delay in the roll out of universal credit (UC), along with numerous system changes and poor communication, has made the situation for claimants and
Our response largely focuses on the part of the consultation looking at salary sacrifice, given the interactions that exist with a worker’s income tax and National Ins
The LITRG are aware that many ordinary people are the beneficiaries of trusts over their lifetime and recommend that the taxation of both trusts and estates in adminis
Our submission highlights that low-income taxpayers need to make amendments to tax returns for various reasons, but at the root of almost all cases is a failure to und
The LITRG supports the Government in taking forward its 2017 manifesto commitment to implement a breathing space scheme and statutory debt repayment plan.
The LITRG believes the development of a pensions dashboard is essential given the likely increase in people having fragmented pension savings, particularly for those o