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Published on 2 July 2020
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Flexible furlough is with us.

Published on 1 July 2020
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HMRC have written to around one million tax credit claimants after omitting important income figures from their renewal notices.1 LITRG advises all tax cred

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Published on 30 June 2020
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HMRC have written to around 1 million tax credit claimants after an error was discovered on the auto-renewal notices sent after 6 April 2020.

Published on 30 June 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is encouraging self-employed people impacted by COVID-19 to double-check whether they are entitled to the first round of the G

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Published on 30 June 2020
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If you are employed and you now need to claim universal credit (UC) due to a reduction in your income, perhaps because your hours have been reduced or you are coming o

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Published on 26 June 2020
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Domiciliary care workers (those that travel around looking after people in their own homes) do a hugely important job but can sometimes face challenges in understandin

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Published on 18 June 2020
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HMRC have recently advised employers who have over-claimed what they need to do to rectify the situation. But what if you have under-claimed?

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Published on 16 June 2020
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UPDATE: Under the test and trace system that launched on 28 May, a person who has been notified that they have had contact with a person with coronavi

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Published on 11 June 2020
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The Access to Work scheme provides government grants to help disabled people start, or stay in, work. It is open to the employed and the self-employed.

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Published on 10 June 2020
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Entering into an arrangement where you are paid in the form of artificial 'non-taxable' investment payments, grants, loans, credits and so on, is very likely to be tax