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retirement plan
Published on 2 July 2019
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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.

Checking your P800
Published on 28 June 2019
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Over the next few months, millions of people who pay tax through PAYE will receive P800 calculations from HMRC telling them they have either underpaid, or overpaid, tax. Any calculations should be treated with caution – it is by no means certain that they will be correct or should be agreed.

Blue Badge holder
Published on 25 June 2019
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People with hidden disabilities such as anxiety and dementia may be able to apply for blue badge car parking permits from 30 August 2019. Did you know that there are certain passported benefits that blue badge holders may be able to access – including tax reliefs that could mean a lower company car tax charge? 

Published on 19 June 2019
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Anyone who cannot find suitably accessible software to comply with the new Making Tax Digital for VAT rules should apply to HMRC for a temporary exemption, says the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG).

Published on 10 June 2019
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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

residential-property-money
Published on 10 June 2019
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Since 6 April 2017, where an individual lets out residential property (other than furnished holiday lets), tax relief for finance costs such as mortgage interest is restricted to the basic rate of tax rather than an individual’s marginal rate. However, the change – aimed at higher and additional rate taxpayers – has knock-on effects for individuals on lower incomes.

Published on 6 June 2019
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CIOT and LITRG have submitted a joint response to the consultation.

Published on 29 May 2019
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The need for a strong voice for unrepresented taxpayers, and accessible guidance to help them comply with their tax obligations, has never been greater, the new chair of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has said.

Carer and elderly man
Published on 29 May 2019
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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

Bereavement Support
Published on 29 May 2019
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LITRG highlight the problem that some claimants seem to think that the Bereavement Support Payment (BSP) is reckonable as income for tax credits.