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Published on 21 January 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is calling for the high income child benefit charge (HICBC) threshold to rise to avoid it hitting basic-rate taxpayers for the

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Published on 20 January 2021
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Further to its inquiry into the Finance Bill 2021, the House of Lords Finance Bill Sub-Committee held a short follow-up inquiry into the loan charge to gathe

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Published on 14 January 2021
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In our 2021 Budget representation, we repeat our calls for the government to raise the £50,000 threshold for the high income child benefit charge (HICBC) to at least £

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Published on 11 January 2021
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is urging people to complete their 2019/20 Self Assessment tax return online by the usual deadline of 31 January1 o

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Published on 5 January 2021
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There has been a lot going on around the CJRS recently.

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Published on 22 December 2020
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We have received the following message from HMRC, which we would like to share with you. LITRG provided input during the development of these YouTube videos.

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Published on 18 December 2020
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The loan charge originally required taxpayers, who choose to do so, to make a spreading election by 30 September 2020. HMRC has now announced that it will automaticall

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Published on 18 December 2020
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The claim process for the third Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant (SEISS 3) is currently open until 29 January 2021.

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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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