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Published on 5 October 2020
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented jobs and income situation.

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Published on 5 October 2020
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This call for evidence, issued by the Cabinet Office, provided an opportunity for LITRG to highlight how HMRC deals with debt (including tax credit debt) and to offer

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Published on 2 October 2020
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On 24 September, the government announced that the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) would be extended again.

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Published on 29 September 2020
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We are regularly contacted by members of the public via these websites with questions about their financial affairs – relating to tax and welfare benefits (including s

Published on 28 September 2020
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LITRG is urging those affected by the loan charge not to leave it until the last minute to try and arrange a payment plan.

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Published on 24 September 2020
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If you have not yet paid (‘deferred’) your Self Assessment second payment on account for 2019/20, HMRC may automatically allocate payments made after 31 July 2020 agai

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Published on 23 September 2020
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is warning people that they have until next Wednesday (30) to meet their loan charge reporting and payment obligations.

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Published on 23 September 2020
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LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to HMRC’s call for evidence on tackling disguised remuneration tax avoidance.

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Published on 22 September 2020
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We regularly receive queries via our website. We do not give advice, but we try to signpost sources of further information and support.

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Published on 22 September 2020
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From this month, the first of 6.3 million Child Trust Fund accounts can be accessed.