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Published on 22 December 2015

Public Financial Guidance

While LITRG would never presume to comment on financial matters, nevertheless many financial decisions involve tax in some form and therefore we would wish to see not just a public finance advice service available to those who cannot afford professional fees but a public financial advice service which interacts effectively with the existing tax charities. ...

Published on 17 December 2015

Travel and subsistence discussion paper

LITRG welcomes the opportunity to respond to this discussion paper that outlines a potential framework for new rules to tackle the issues relating to tax relief on travel and subsistence expenses. However we note with dismay that the paper concentrates on workers who receive both tax relief and NIC relief on their travel and other expenses because these are reimbursed by their employer while offer...

Published on 16 December 2015

The Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014

Consultation on two sets of Draft Regulations which make provision for: a time limit within which to seek permission to appeal a decision of the Scottish Tribunals and Rules of Procedure for the Upper Tribunal; and offences in the Scottish Tribunals. ...

Published on 14 December 2015

House of Commons Public Bill Committee – Childcare Bill 2015-16

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group welcomes the opportunity to provide written evidence to the House of Commons Public Bill Committee regarding the Childcare Bill. The Childcare Bill provides the framework for 30 hours free childcare which will be available for working families. Whilst LITRG are supportive of extending free childcare to 30 hours, we are concerned that the resulting childcare landsca...

Published on 11 December 2015

Tackling Exploitation in the Labour Market

LITRG has recently responded to a Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (‘BIS’) consultation document that seeks views on a range of proposals to improve the effectiveness of the enforcement of employment rights to protect workers from exploitation. ...

Published on 9 November 2015

Reforms to the taxation of non-domiciles

LITRG has responded to a HMT consultation document on reforms to the taxation of non-domiciles. The consultation follows the announcements made at Summer Budget 2015 and sets out the detail of the proposals that will restrict certain individuals from being able to claim non-domiciled status for tax purposes. ...

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