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

Archive for the ‘Tax Blog’ Category

26/11/21 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 stories of the people that we help and demonstrate the staggering effect tax advice can have on the lives of people in poverty. Inside ‘Tax […]

10/11/21 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 circumstances. I took over the role of liaising with Aviva almost two years ago and this is how it works. Aviva refer clients to TaxHelp […]

09/11/21 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 Lawton for enabling this partnership. The clinic is the first of its kind in Scotland. We are so thankful to the students and our volunteers […]

30/04/21 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. It takes confidence, bravery, knowledge and the help of a good tax professional to launch a successful start-up. Sadly many self-employed people in the UK […]