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Published on 12 June 2017
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Published on 9 June 2017
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The LITRG welcomes the opportunity to comment further on penalties reform and urge HMRC to communicate the changes to late filing penalties clearly to taxpayers, which

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Published on 7 June 2017
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The State Pension changed for people who reach State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016.

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Published on 5 June 2017
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We welcome the opportunity to comment on the proposed net earnings threshold that will give Universal Credit claimants access to free school meals and uniform grants i

Published on 23 May 2017
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has urged the Taylor Review of employment practices to recommend a comprehensive reassessment of the relationship between taxa

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Published on 18 May 2017
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LITRG has been hugely concerned about the impact that ‘non-standard work’ such as agency work, zero-hours contracts and self-employment has on the low-paid for some ti

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Published on 15 May 2017
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The LITRG have recently been made aware of a new email phishing scam that appears to come from HMRC. Whatever you do, do not open the attachment!

Published on 10 May 2017
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The new Chair of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has today urged the Government to provide greater support to help taxpayers on low incomes engage with and un

Published on 4 May 2017
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The LITRG has welcomed a recommendation in a report by the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that the ‘self-employed’ should be given at least ‘worker’ empl

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Published on 3 May 2017
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The LITRG has welcomed the recommendations in a report on self-employment and the gig economy by the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee that calls for an urg