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Published on 21 July 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) welcomes today’s Public Accounts Committee report on the management of tax reliefs1 which

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Published on 20 July 2020
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If you have been instructed by your employer to cease all work, and your period of inactivity lasted for at least 21 days, then it is our understanding that if this wa

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Published on 17 July 2020
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If you have been affected by the coronavirus, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have relaxed their time limits for you to challenge decisions ma

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Published on 15 July 2020
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Last year, LITRG published a guide to self-employment to provide additional material for self-employed individuals and voluntary sector advisers who help the low-incom

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Published on 14 July 2020
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HMRC has lost a recent case at the First Tier Tribunal (FTT) in which they attempted to make backdated assessments of high income child benefit charge on a PAYE taxpay

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Published on 14 July 2020
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As redundancy becomes all the more common in the current economic landscape, LITRG has published additional guidance for individuals being made redundant by their empl

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Published on 13 July 2020
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Losing someone who was helping others during this pandemic must be very difficult.

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Published on 9 July 2020
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If you complete a Self Assessment tax return then you may be required to make ‘payments on account’ (advance payments towards your tax liability for the year).

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Published on 8 July 2020
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Under an extension to the government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), some individuals who did not previously qualify for a grant at all may be able to

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Published on 8 July 2020
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HMRC have sent out 'notices to file' to people who they believe may have to report and pay the loan charge by the forthcoming 30 September 2020 deadline.