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Published on 7 October 2019
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The LITRG has responded to this consultation with some thoughts on a number of tax, National Insurance and related welfare benefits issues that we believe need to be a

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Published on 2 October 2019
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We believe that low-paid and vulnerable employees should be protected through effective state enforcement, but at this time we recommend that the Gangmasters Licensing

Published on 27 September 2019
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is concerned that the upcoming tightening of the rules on private residence relief will affect those who move out of their home because they are unable to live independently.

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Published on 27 September 2019
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The LITRG has responded to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) proposed guidance for firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers and points out the guidanc

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Published on 25 September 2019
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Although an independent review of the loan charge is currently underway, you may still need to complete an ‘additional information’ form for HMRC by 11.59pm on 30 September 2019 (i.e. before 1 October 2019). We know that completing the additional information reporting form may be causing some concern or difficulty – here we offer some help and guidance in the form of some FAQs.

Published on 23 September 2019
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HMRC are looking for volunteers on a low income to tell them about their experiences of earning income through an online platform. HMRC’s aim is to get a better understanding of people’s experience of using and being paid by platforms.

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Published on 19 September 2019
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It has been confirmed that Sir Amyas Morse, the former head of the National Audit Office (NAO), will lead an independent review of the loan charge. A call for evidence has been issued – here we tell you what the loan charge review means and how to have your say.

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Published on 9 September 2019
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LITRG's main concern regarding the off-payroll legislation was that business-to-consumer arrangements should be placed outside of the scope of the new rules.

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Published on 4 September 2019
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LITRG has responded to the government’s publication of the draft legislation for changes to capital gains tax (CGT) private residence relief (PRR) from April 2020, inc

Published on 28 August 2019
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is advising taxpayers to check the accuracy of savings income figures shown in their HMRC PAYE Notices of Coding and tax calculations (P800 forms).