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Published on 16 November 2017
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The Employment Appeals Tribunal have recently found some Uber drivers were ‘workers’ rather than ‘self-employed’ for employment law purposes.

Published on 14 November 2017
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On 1 November 2017, HMRC introduced the Social Care Compliance Scheme, aimed at employers in the social care sector (including individual employers who have taken on t

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Published on 13 November 2017
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Taxpayers who were planning to use a personal credit card to pay their 2016/17 tax bill (due by 31 January 2018) will need to pay HMRC early or put alternative payment

RTI post-implementation
Published on 11 November 2017
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The LITRG submitted two papers as part of the Making Tax Digital reforms affecting businesses consultation – one regarding the Income Tax (Digital Requirements) Regula

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Published on 7 November 2017
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It is the time of year when many taxpayers in self-assessment start thinking about submitting their tax returns to HMRC.

Published on 3 November 2017
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Government that there will be a one year delay before the removal of Class 2 National

advice-pension-choices-PensionWise
Published on 31 October 2017
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Those considering their options under the new pension freedoms have a very wide range of largely unpredictable factors to take into consideration before making a major

Pensions freedom – an increase in take up, post-Brexit? ©istock/stocknshares
Published on 31 October 2017
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The LITRG was pleased to provide comments to the Work and Pensions committee inquiry into pensions freedom.

Published on 30 October 2017
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A new report published today by the Low Incomes Tax Reform Gr

Published on 30 October 2017
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In this report, we summarise the main shortcomings of the current universal credit system in respect of the self-employed and propose what we believe to be a workable