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Tax administration and compliance

Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW related to the administration of the UK tax regime, covering agents work with HMRC and tax returns, as well as the compliance issues, including appeals and investigations, avoidance, evasion, money laundering and penalties.

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Will the BEPS initiative really work?

20 January 2020: the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has announced plans to shake up a century of international tax law. However, 12 EU states voted against rules to force big tech companies to reveal profits and tax payments in each member state. Are the Base Erosion and Profit Sharing (BEPS) proposals really the best chance of a successful global response to tax avoidance?

FATCA

Contact details for those in TAXconnect who can offer advice on FATCA.

Avoiding Making Tax Digital for VAT penalties

The Tax Faculty’s Caroline Miskin provides advice on avoiding Making Tax Digital for VAT penalties, including what to do if things go wrong and HMRC’s so-called light touch approach. Her key advice is: whatever issues you may have with filing a VAT return, pay the VAT by the due date.

Making Tax Digital - Are you ready?

Join Anita Monteith, Sarah Ghaffari and Caroline Miskin for the latest information on preparing for MTD for VAT which starts from April 2019.

MTD for VAT penalties

The introduction of Making Tax Digital for VAT has prompted discussion about the risk of penalties where introducing new processes breach of the regulations.

Streamline your workflow and reduce tax season stress

4 February 2020: with self-assessment season over for another year, it’s time for firms to reflect on how it went and look at how things can improve next year. For many accountants, 1 February is the time to make new year’s resolutions, writes former practice owner and business writer Della Hudson.