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Published on 18 June 2020
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HMRC have recently advised employers who have over-claimed what they need to do to rectify the situation. But what if you have under-claimed?

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Published on 16 June 2020
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UPDATE: Under the test and trace system that launched on 28 May, a person who has been notified that they have had contact with a person with coronavi

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Published on 11 June 2020
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The Access to Work scheme provides government grants to help disabled people start, or stay in, work. It is open to the employed and the self-employed.

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Published on 10 June 2020
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Entering into an arrangement where you are paid in the form of artificial 'non-taxable' investment payments, grants, loans, credits and so on, is very likely to be tax

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Published on 10 June 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is concerned that recipients of the Government’s Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant1 might not

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Published on 8 June 2020
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The Scottish Government has confirmed that Social Security Scotland will pay an extra ‘coronavirus’ carer’s allowance supplement of £230.10.

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Published on 8 June 2020
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People let out property for various reasons.

Published on 5 June 2020
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LITRG are aware that HMRC have written to some tax credit claimants who receive a disability element in their working tax credit award.

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Published on 5 June 2020
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There have been two major changes announced to the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which is also sometimes called the furlough scheme.

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Published on 2 June 2020
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As some people are starting to return to work, some umbrella companies are only just beginning to furlough their workers.