HMRC are taking action (the April 2019 ‘loan charge’) against certain loan arrangements (‘disguised remuneration’ schemes) that were designed to avoid tax, leaving many workers with potentially hug
In a case heard on 30 August, the UK Supreme Court has found that in refusing widowed parent’s allowance (WPA) to a survivor of an unmarried couple on the grounds that she was not married to her la
The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) comments on the launch of the Help to Save scheme today, which gives some tax credits or Universal Credit claimants the opportunity to earn a tax-free bonus
As Universal Credit (UC) continues to be rolled out across the country, replacing most of the legacy ‘passport’ benefits for free school meals, the Welsh Government is
UK taxpayers must declare historic foreign income and gains to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), where there might be outstanding UK tax to pay, before 30 September 2018 – this is known as the Requi
This week is Pension Awareness week (10 to 15 September 2018). It is easy to put off thinking about your pension but that could cost you a lot of money.
Following yesterday’s announcement by the government that it has abandoned its plans to abolish Class 2 National Insurance contributions (NIC) for the self-employed, campaigners have said the whole
LITRG welcome the opportunity to provide input into this inquiry – we feel able to comment on the broad issues raised, given the importance of tax across the whole rea
The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is reminding people who work in the ‘gig economy’ that the 5 October self-assessment registration deadline is approaching fast.
The LITRG is reminding students who have been working over the summer to make sure they have not overpaid tax and, if they have, to claim a refund from HMRC.