Government must minimise burdens to business when implementing MTD, says ICAEW

Commenting on the Treasury Select Committee’s report and recommendations on ‘Making Tax Digital’ (MTD),  Frank Haskew, Head of  ICAEW Tax Faculty, said:  The Treasury Select...

ICAEW: EC needs to bring clarity to tax avoidance proposals

Responding to the draft package of Anti-Tax Avoidance measures from the European Commission, Ian Young, ICAEW Technical Manager, International Tax, said: We need a global tax...

Business leaders discuss the impact of VAT on businesses in the...

The long anticipated announcement came from the UAE Ministry of Finance about its plans to establish a corporate tax and VAT regime as part...

Sage launches simple tax return package for small accounting practices

Sage, supplier of integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, announced the launch of Corporation Tax Online, providing accounting professionals and practices with a simple...

Don’t be surprised to cough up more tax on company cars

The manipulation of diesel emissions tests by Volkswagen could potentially impact UK cars and have a knock-on effect on the taxation of company car...

ACCA: ‘Political Budget from Political Chancellor’

According to ACCA, this was a political Budget focused on a range of populist measures, as was to be expected this close to the...

ICAEW detailed response to 2014 Autumn Statement

Stamp duty changes  Frank Haskew, ICAEW Head of Tax Faculty, said: The abolishment of the slab system towards a progressive, income-tax style system is long overdue...

ACCA Comments on Autumn Statement

Chas Roy Chowdhury, ACCA's head of taxation: This is an 'investing' Autumn Statement, with no tax cuts, and with money pouring into the NHS, roads,...

Tax policy makers need to understand what they’re trying to achieve,...

Policymakers should clearly communicate the aim of each tax measure to enable taxpayers to understand what is expected of them and should publish clear...

Employment and Payroll Group launched by HMRC

The inaugural meeting of HMRC new stakeholder group, the Employment and Payroll Group (EPG), will be held on 4 December. The group will be made...

Recent Posts

Most Popular

WORKING IN THE ‘DARK AGES’: FIFTH OF ACCOUNTANTS STILL USING 13TH CENTURY METHODS

A new report has found that despite six in ten (61%) accountants saying that the finance and accounting profession is at a technological tipping...

ICAEW publishes IFRS 9 briefing

ICAEW has published a briefing on the new accounting standard, IFRS 9, which is to be implemented on 1 January 2018. The new rules...

10 Ways to Beat Workplace Stress

Working overtime, barely making deadlines, a demanding boss: These pressures may be part of life for an accountant. According to a recent Accountemps survey...

Disintermediation, and the role of humans in providing assurance

Innovation, both in technology and business model, has given both enterprises and individuals the ability to perform many tasks that previously required a third-party...

Talend Unveils Multi-Cloud Big Data Integration Solution

Talend, a provider of cloud and big data integration solutions, unveiled a new version of its Talend Data Fabric platform that is optimised to...