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Published on 2 August 2021
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LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to the call for views on the Carer’s Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill published by the Social Justice and Social

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Published on 2 August 2021
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Employing someone, whether as part of running a small business or as an individual taking on domestic help such as a nanny or a carer, brings with it many resp

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Published on 28 July 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is reminding people who claimed tax credits during 2020/21 and who have received renewal forms from HMRC, to act by 31 July so

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Published on 23 July 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is reminding Self Assessment taxpayers that the second payment on account for 2020/21 is due for payment by 31 July

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Published on 22 July 2021
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LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to the DWP’s consultation on giving individuals a stronger nudge towards getting guidance when taking pension decisions.

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Published on 21 July 2021
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Recently, we have been contacted by people who are struggling to complete the Starter Checklist when they start work with a new employer.

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Published on 20 July 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is disappointed at a lack of progress towards rectifying an inequality which sees an estimated 1.5 million or more low-income

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Published on 19 July 2021
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On 30 June 2021, the Upper Tribunal decided that HMRC were wrong to use ‘discovery assessments’ to backdate collection of the high income child benefit charge.

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Published on 16 July 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has responded1 to a major HMRC call for evidence on how the tax authority administers the tax system,2 i

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Published on 16 July 2021
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From late July, eligible self-employed individuals or partners in partnerships will be able to claim the fifth Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) Grant.