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  • A simplified corporate tax system – should we be holding our breath?
    19th July 2017

    A simplified corporate tax system – should we be holding our breath?

    As someone who has worked in corporation tax for over two decades I have got used to clients grumbling about corporation tax compliance and in particular why we cannot use the same details for the accounts and corporation tax computations.
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  • Financial focus on...should you file?
    19th July 2017

    Financial focus on...should you file?

    From the beginning of the 2016/17 tax year, HMRC changed how investment income consisting of dividends and bank/building society interest is taxed, with the withdrawal of tax credit and withholding tax deductions on anything paid.
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  • HMRC’s New Online Trust Register
    14th July 2017

    HMRC’s New Online Trust Register

    It is now a requirement that all trusts that “have a tax consequence” in the year must register online with HMRC.
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  • Making Tax Digital finally postponed (or scrapped?)
    14th July 2017

    Making Tax Digital finally postponed (or scrapped?)

    The Government have finally given in to the constant pressure over MTD, and announced that quarterly reporting for income tax and corporation tax will be delayed until “at least” April 2020.
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  • FRS102 - Tearing up the rule book
    10th July 2017

    FRS102 - Tearing up the rule book

    The replacement of UK accounting standards to create the new accounting framework FRS102 was a radical step, but one that is now fully embedded within our culture. Some medium sized companies have prepared two years of accounts under this regime now and many smaller or micro entities have now gone through the transition too.
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