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Tax and Benefits service helps client with late filing penalty

This client attended an Advice NI Tax & Benefits Service outreach advice clinic in a stressed and anxious state.

The client was a single, self-employed cleaner earning roughly £8,300 per year. He had outstanding late filing penalties owed to HMRC amounting to £5,415.07 in total.

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Upcoming Training

  • Universal Credit One Day Intensive Training for Advisers

    22 October 2019 - 10:00

    Universal Credit has fundamentally changed the legacy means-tested benefits systems as we know it. This intensive in depth 1 day course, will identify which benefits Universal Credit replaces and which remain outside Universal Credit. It will explain the detailed rules of Universal Credit,...
  • Wiseradviser: Court Action for Enforcement of Judgements Office

    24 October 2019 - 10:00

    This course will equip money advisers with knowledge of the process for enforcing a debt. This is a specialist level training course and is primarily aimed at developing the skills and knowledge of a ‘skilled’ money adviser. This course is designed to build upon knowledge gained in the Debts...
  • Wiseradviser: Understanding and Supporting Clients in Vulnerable Circumstances (NI)

    04 November 2019 - 10:00

    This interactive workshop gives you the space and opportunity to explore practical ways to advise and support vulnerable clients. The workshop will explore the following: (1) challenges you might face when advising vulnerable clients and ways to overcome these, (2) ways of building external...
  • Nutshell: PIP Guidance

    05 November 2019 - 10:00

    We have a selection of Welfare Reform sessions suitable for those who have already benefited from our Welfare Reform training and wish to update their knowledge in a timely and cost effective manner or for those who just need information on a specific aspect of Welfare Reform. This session will...
  • Nutshell: Limited Capability for Work (& WRA) Case Law

    05 November 2019 - 13:00

    This session will encourage advisers completing PIP forms to carefully consider and use the reliability and majority regulations, case law and guidance to produce stronger initial applications.
  • Social Security Benefits for EEA Nationals

    07 November 2019 - 10:00

    This course will provide a detailed overview of the benefits which can be claimed by nationals from the European Economic Area, as well as covering the Right to Reside Test and the Habitual Residence Test for each specific benefit. It will also cover: • Derived Rights • Permanent Residence...

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