PLEASE NOTE: The charity TaxAid advises only those people on low incomes whose problems cannot be resolved with HMRC.

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About TaxAid

  • Why TaxAid is needed
    We put together this collection of stats to explain why TaxAid is needed and the difference that we can make to the lives of vulnerable people.
  • Tax Stories
    Working under Bridge the Gap, TaxAid and Tax Help for Older People have worked to put together this digital collection of tax stories. We have done this to tell the […]
  • Supporting learning disabled people with their tax
    How people with learning disability or difficulty face the greatest challenges with tax As a charity, we support those who are vulnerable whether as a result of financial poverty or […]
  • Lizzi Welch tells us about her work with Aviva
    Tax Help for Older people and Aviva have been working together for more than five years to allow Policy holders access to tax advice that is tailored to their specific […]
  • Scottish Tax Clinic
    These brilliant students are taking part in our Scottish tax Clinic. The tax clinic has been set up with the University of Edinburgh Law School, with special thanks to Amy […]
  • Tax Community Fundraising Pack
    Working under Bridge the Gap, TaxAid and Tax Help for Older People have worked hard to put together our first community fundraising pack. We’re incredibly grateful for the support that […]
  • Tony’s Story
    A case came through to Tax Help for Older People, the beneficiary will remain anonymous but we will call him ‘Tony’. Tony received a tax demand from the HMRC and […]
  • Emma’s story
    A query came through on our helpline from a beneficiary, who although anonymous, we will call ‘Emma’. Emma’s tax problems mounted due to her dyslexia and computer illiteracy, she felt […]
  • Self-employed poverty
    How specialist tax charities can make a difference. When one hears of bold, adventurous entrepreneurs setting up on their own with a business idea most of us are, rightly, impressed. […]
  • Telephone Scammers
    HMRC’s advice on Landline scams Households with a landline number should be vigilant about phone calls from fraudsters pretending to be the UK tax authority. Criminals are turning increasingly to the […]