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Published on 6 December 2023

PPI tax refunds - new evidence requirement

Due to concerns over the nature and scale of R40 claims for PPI tax refunds being submitted by certain tax refund companies, HMRC will now require evidence before they progress a claim for a PPI tax refund. This is to ensure they are only processing claims that are correct and properly authorised by...

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Published on 24 November 2023

HMRC must mitigate burden of digital tax reporting for smallest businesses

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed the main findings of the Public Accounts Committee’s review of HMRC’s progress with its Making Tax Digital (MTD) programme, as set out in its report published today, especially in relation to the impact on unrepresented taxpayers....

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Published on 23 November 2023

Wage increase for employees could negatively affect low-income self-employed

Whilst welcoming yesterday’s announcement that the national living wage will increase to £11.44, the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) are highlighting that some self-employed universal credit claimants may be negatively impacted by the rate increase - even though they are not entitled to it....

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Published on 22 November 2023

5 questions to ask yourself before setting up a limited company

Whether you are starting a new business or are looking to develop an existing one, you may be considering setting up a limited company. Limited companies are cheap, easy to set up and may have certain benefits. But they can be difficult to run and expensive if things go wrong. You therefore need to ...

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