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Published on 19 May 2020
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LITRG responded to the consultation published by the COVID-19 Committee of the Scottish Parliament on the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill.

Published on 14 May 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is warning owners of newly formed limited companies that it is unlikely they are eligible for the Self Employed Income

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Published on 14 May 2020
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HMRC have confirmed in official guidance that they will allow the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to be considered in tax penalty appeals.

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Published on 14 May 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic has meant that some jobs have stopped in their tracks, while other industries need extra staff.

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Published on 14 May 2020
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Many employees have been asked to work from home in recent weeks. This seems to have resulted in some confusion about what expenses you can claim tax relief on.

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Published on 12 May 2020
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Did you stop working (and being paid), or take a pension before 6 April 2020?

Published on 12 May 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) worries that some people who are eligible to apply for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant have not receiv

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Published on 11 May 2020
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This article updates our previously published article on how to claim a Job Retention Scheme grant, based on new information provided by HMRC and our own experiences o

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Published on 7 May 2020
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⚠️ Since the publication of this news article it has been confirmed that the closing date for making a claim for the first SEISS grant is 13 July.

Published on 4 May 2020
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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues and many are forced to turn to the welfare benefit system, the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) highlights to new