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Published on 2 March 2018
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The LITRG raises concerns about how tax registration checks would fall short of eliminating hidden economy activity as, for example, the proposals will not affect thos

Making-tax-digital-interest-harmonisation-sanctions-late-payment
Published on 28 February 2018
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LITRG welcomes the fact that the proposed model for late payment sanctions will maintain reasonable excuse provisions, and that late payment penalties will not include

Published on 27 February 2018
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The Chartered Institute of Taxation's (CIOT) Fellowship thesis by Kelly Sizer on the problems facing those on low-incomes when trying to navigate savings tax issues an

Solving-savings-conundrum
Published on 27 February 2018
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The government wants everyone to save. But how easy is it for low-income people to navigate the maze of products?

Published on 27 February 2018
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Charities providing tax advice to vulnerable and low income taxpayers say demand for their help has risen to near record levels.

Published on 23 February 2018
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The Scottish Parliament has confirmed the rates and thresholds for income tax that will apply to the non-savings and non-dividend income of Scottish taxpayers from 6 A

child-tax-credit-universal-credit
Published on 22 February 2018
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While we are wholly supportive of the childcare help provided by Government through the Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) scheme and other childcare offerings, we do not believ

Published on 22 February 2018
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In our response we highlight that we do not think that the supply of housing to the original target group is reduced by Airbnb type arrangements and are therefore not

Simplification-PAYE-settlement-agreements-submission-draft-legislation
Published on 21 February 2018
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In our response, we welcome the simplification introduced by allowing for an enduring PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) but stress that adequate guidance needs to be giv

Published on 14 February 2018
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The LITRG is urging parents and carers to check their position before applying for the new Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) as they may find other benefits they currently rece