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Published on 9 September 2020
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Tax returns that are filed on paper, rather than online, normally need to be with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) by 31 October following the end of the tax year. This April, HMRC decided to encourage more people to file online by sending many paper-filers a Notice to complete a tax return (form SA316, or ‘notice to file’) rather than an actual tax return.

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Published on 8 September 2020
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LITRG has commented on draft legislation which allows HMRC to issue a statutory information request to banks and other financial institutions without the approval of e

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Published on 8 September 2020
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LITRG has commented on draft legislation which aims to ensure that taxi and private hire vehicle drivers (and their operators), and scrap metal dealers, are tax compli

Loan Charge Decision Day
Published on 4 September 2020
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Given the current unprecedented jobs and income situation, it is likely that some people could now pay less loan charge by way of the three-year spreading provisions, because one of those three years will be 2020/21.

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Published on 2 September 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) was pleased to respond to this 

Published on 26 August 2020
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LITRG endorses the Chartered Institute of Taxation’s response to this important call for evidence and has provided a supplementary response which focuses on some of th

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Published on 19 August 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) welcomes this call for input and the ability to contribute to ongoing work towards pensions dashboard development.

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Published on 17 August 2020
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From today, 17 August 2020, self-employed individuals are able to make a claim for the second grant under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).

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Published on 13 August 2020
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Tax credit awards last for a maximum of one tax year (6 April to following 5 April). When you claim, your award is based on your circumstances for the year you claim and your income for the previous tax year. This is your initial award and the payments are provisional.

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Published on 13 August 2020
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LITRG has responded to the consultation on proposals to change HMRC's Your Charter.