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Published on 8 June 2020
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The Scottish Government has confirmed that Social Security Scotland will pay an extra ‘coronavirus’ carer’s allowance supplement of £230.10.

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Published on 8 June 2020
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People let out property for various reasons.

Published on 5 June 2020
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LITRG are aware that HMRC have written to some tax credit claimants who receive a disability element in their working tax credit award.

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Published on 5 June 2020
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There have been two major changes announced to the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which is also sometimes called the furlough scheme.

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Published on 2 June 2020
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As some people are starting to return to work, some umbrella companies are only just beginning to furlough their workers.

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Published on 2 June 2020
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LITRG responded to a call for evidence by the Treasury Committee on the Government’s coronavirus financial package.

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Published on 1 June 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 1 June 2020
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LITRG responded to the call for views published by the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery.

Published on 28 May 2020
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The Chartered Institute of Taxation’s Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed the Scottish Government’s £230 bonus payment to carers and stressed that it is

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Published on 27 May 2020
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At one time or another most of us are faced with dealing with the death of a loved one.