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Published on 17 December 2020
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The Scottish Government has confirmed that Social Security Scotland will make the next payment of carer’s allowance supplement on 18 December 2020.

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Published on 16 December 2020
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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some people are unable to get a National Insurance number.

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Published on 11 December 2020
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HMRC have recently expanded an online service which now allows more people to spread payment of their January 2021 tax bill over 12 months.

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Published on 7 December 2020
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It can be tempting to try and take money from your pension to help you out financially at a difficult time. But this is not always wise.

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Published on 4 December 2020
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The LITRG has published a paper ‘A better deal for the low-income taxpayer'.

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Published on 4 December 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has published a paper setting out how the tax system can be made to work better for taxpayers on low incomes.

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Published on 2 December 2020
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The Chartered Institute of Taxation’s Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is warning that some of the lowest paid workers stand to benefit the least from the Scottish

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Published on 24 November 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed HMRC’s decision to allow late loan charge spreading elections, but has warned of other barriers stopping people f

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Published on 13 November 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) welcomes the Government’s commitment to review options to tackle the cost to taxpayers of advisers who are claiming tax refund

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Published on 12 November 2020
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LITRG is disappointed that the Office of Tax Simplification’s (OTS) 135-page review of the capital gains tax (CGT) regime and its recommendations fail to acknowledge f