Guidance for chartered accountants on assurance review engagements over historical financial statements in accordance with the International Standard on Review Engagements (ISRE) 2400 (Revised). Updated in September 2018 and March 2019, it includes a new appendix on application to the micro-entities regime.
Audit and Assurance
Guidance for auditors on the audit report. Updated in May 2018, it assists auditors in managing the risk of inadvertently assuming a duty of care to third parties in relation to their audit reports.
Guidance for auditors on management representation letters. Updated in March 2018, it reminds auditors of the need to consider the reliability of written representations as audit evidence.
Guidance for auditors on FRS 102 transition. Updated in November 2017, it covers ethics and FRS 102, what the auditor should expect management to do and what the auditor needs to consider.
This Technical Release is issued in the context of the Prospectus Directive (Directive 2003/71/EC) and provides practical help for applying the preparation and presentation requirements of the Prospectus Directive Regulation.
TECH 14/14CFF addresses a regulatory requirement of companies seeking to list on a UK market. The guidance is aimed at directors and reporting accountants. TECH 14/14CFF should be implemented for listing processes beginning on or after 1 December 2014.
Updated guidance on the disclosure of auditor remuneration for the audit of accounts and other (non-audit) services which supersedes the draft guidance set out in TECH 04/11.
2018 edition of ICAEW’s guidance for skilled persons conducting reviews (s166 and s166A reviews) for the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Bank of England.
ICAEW assurance framework. This guidance aims to promote consistency in the practices adopted for assurance work on banking regulatory ratios, including capital, liquidity and leverage ratios.
Guidance to assist assurance practitioners engaged to perform work on submission to, or compilation of, benchmarks, indices and independent price reports.
Legal & Regulatory
This statement was issued in January 2016 (revised September 2018) to provide guidance to Members in practice on the provision of legal services to their clients.
Exposure draft of updated guidance on realised and distributable profits under the Companies Act 2006 issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (the Institutes) in March 2016.
This Technical Release has been produced to expand upon the guidance given in TECH04/16BL. Nothing included in TECH04/16BL has become inappropriate, but further discussions with the Registrar have clarified some of the provisions of the legislation and their interpretation. For this reason, TECH04/16BL has been withdrawn with immediate effect and replaced with TECH01/17BL.
This Technical Release provides guidance on realised and distributable profits under the Companies Act 2006 (as amended) (the Act) and all relevant statutory instruments made under the Act. Its purpose is to identify, interpret and apply the principles relating to the determination of realised profits and losses for the purposes of making distributions under the Act. It is based on the guidance previously issued as TECH 02/10 in October 2010 but has been updated as proposed in TECH 05/16 which was issued for comment in March 2016.
This TAXguide looks at the charge to tax on benefits and expenses, associated exemptions and deductions and, where a tax charge arises, the calculation of the taxable amount. It also examines the reporting obligations which result from the provision of expenses and benefits, and also at ways in which this burden can be reduced.
Finance (No 2) Act 2017 introduced significant changes to the taxation of foreign domiciliaries. TAXguide 09/19 highlights and considers areas of uncertainty in the statutory provisions for rebasing and the changes to the CGT foreign capital losses election.
Finance (No 2) Act 2017 introduced significant changes to the taxation of foreign domiciliaries. TAXguide 08/19 presents questions and draft suggested answers together with comments from HMRC on areas of uncertainty in the statutory provisions covering the extension of inheritance tax to overseas property.
Questions around the tax treatment of someone’s principal private residence (PPR) arise with some frequency and all too often the answer is not as straightforward as might first appear. This guide considers the core rules, the traps and the key items to be aware of to help clients through this area of tax law.