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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.

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Published on 11 August 2020
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Carers in Wales look likely to miss out on the full amount of a government bonus, warns the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG).

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Published on 11 August 2020
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The coronavirus situation may mean that you now face quarantine upon your return to the UK from time spent abroad. Here we look at some potential options for financial support if you cannot work as a consequence.

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Published on 5 August 2020
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LITRG has made a submission in response to the call for views published by the Finance and Constitution Committee of the Scottish Parliament in relation to its pre-bud

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Published on 5 August 2020
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New rules mean that UK residents with capital gains tax to pay on the sale of UK residential property have to report and pay this to HMRC within 30 days. Penalties for late reports apply from 1 August 2020. Here, we answer some frequently asked questions.