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Retirement Outcome review
Published on 11 December 2019

Simpler annual benefit statements for workplace pensions

We support the aim of this consultation in trying to achieve greater consistency in, and simplification of, individuals’ pension benefits statements but highlight that pensions planning cannot be undertaken without understanding the tax implications both during accumulation of savings and at decumul...

newborn baby lying inside the infant incubator in hospital
Published on 15 October 2019

Good Work Plan: Proposals to support families – Neonatal leave and pay

While the LITRG agree that providing additional support for parents by way of statutory neonatal leave and pay is positive, it has not been made clear in this consultation what the treatment of this income will be for both income tax and benefits purposes. If neonatal leave is to be taxable, then th...

child and man dressed the same
Published on 7 October 2019

Building families through surrogacy – a new law

The LITRG has responded to this consultation with some thoughts on a number of tax, National Insurance and related welfare benefits issues that we believe need to be addressed. Surrogacy arrangements have seemingly developed over the years without any apparent thought to these peripheral, yet extrem...

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