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Published on 26 September 2018
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LITRG has published a new Tax Guide on the Government’s new Help-to-Save scheme, which gives some tax credits and Universal Credit claimants the opportunity to earn up

Published on 26 September 2018

In this section we look in detail at the Government’s new ‘Help-to-Save’ savings scheme, which pays a tax-free bonus of up to 50% of the amount saved.

Published on 19 September 2018
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Ofcom are looking into call connection services and are proposing stronger regulation for 084 numbers (which often catch HMRC callers out).

Published on 19 September 2018
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The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is urging people who wish to claim childcare vouchers to act before 4 October 2018.

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Published on 13 September 2018
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HMRC are taking action (the April 2019 ‘loan charge’) against certain loan arrangements (‘disguised remuneration’ schemes) that were designed to avoid tax, leaving man

Published on 13 September 2018
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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

Published on 12 September 2018
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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 opport

Published on 12 September 2018
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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

Partial surrenders of life policies ©Tadas_Zvinklys
Published on 12 September 2018
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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 201

Carer’s Allowance – can deductible employment expenses help you qualify?
Published on 12 September 2018
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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.