Press releases


The LITRG is concerned at a tax change which could increase the costs for disabled people of changing their motor vehicle and leave them unable to change to a more suitable vehicle.

A lack of clarity around the structure and benefits of the Scottish Government’s replacement for Air Passenger Duty (APD) risks inadequate parliamentary scrutiny, according to the body representing Scotland’s tax professionals.

More people than ever registered to sit exams related to ADIT (the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation) in 2016.1

The LITRG have welcomed HMRC’s commitment to carry out a review of all summer 2016 decisions made by Concentrix that have not already been challenged by claimants and to improve their compliance processes for 2017 and beyond. 

The LITRG welcomes the very limited concessions announced in the Government’s response today to the consultations on Making Tax Digital (MTD). 

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has welcomed today’s announcement by HMRC that businesses will be able to continue to use spreadsheets for record keeping under the new quarterly reporting regime, and confirmation that no penalties will be levied for late submissions in the new regime’s first year.

The LITRG is urging taxpayers who miss the Self-Assessment filing deadline on Tuesday (31 January) but who have a reasonable excuse for the delay, to appeal against penalties for late filing.

The LITRG has questioned the fairness of a government proposal to increase the amount of tax charged to people living in the UK who receive pensions from overseas.

The CIOT has announced its team of Officers for 2017-18.

To reduce taxpayer confusion, cut down costly errors and avoid embarrassing u-turns, the Government must change the way it makes tax and budget decisions, argues a new report. The current tax policy making process is not fit for purpose.