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Published on 13 September 2018
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In a case heard on 30 August, the UK Supreme Court has found that in refusing widowed parent’s allowance (WPA) to a survivor of an unmarried couple on the grounds that

Published on 12 September 2018
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) comments on the launch of the Help to Save scheme today, which gives some tax credits or Universal Credit claimants the opport

Published on 12 September 2018
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As Universal Credit (UC) continues to be rolled out across the country, replacing most of the legacy ‘passport’ benefits for free school meals, the Welsh Government is

Partial surrenders of life policies ©Tadas_Zvinklys
Published on 12 September 2018
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UK taxpayers must declare historic foreign income and gains to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), where there might be outstanding UK tax to pay, before 30 September 201

Carer’s Allowance – can deductible employment expenses help you qualify?
Published on 12 September 2018
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This week is Pension Awareness week (10 to 15 September 2018). It is easy to put off thinking about your pension but that could cost you a lot of money.

Published on 7 September 2018
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Following yesterday’s announcement by the government that it has abandoned its plans to abolish Class 2 National Insurance contributions (NIC) for the self-employed, c

Published on 4 September 2018
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is reminding people who work in the ‘gig economy’ that the 5 October self-assessment registration deadline is approaching fast

Published on 3 September 2018
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The LITRG is reminding students who have been working over the summer to make sure they have not overpaid tax and, if they have, to claim a refund from HMRC.

Published on 31 August 2018
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LITRG has submitted comments to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in respect of the draft clauses and schedules contained in Finance Bill 2018-19 that concern penalties

Pensions freedom – an increase in take up, post-Brexit? ©istock/stocknshares
Published on 31 August 2018
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The LITRG welcomes the opportunity to continue our input into the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) work on the outcomes of the pensions freedom reforms and in parti