Emissions Trading Scheme

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Chancellor to scrap Carbon Reduction Commitment

George Osborne is reportedly considering scrapping or significantly revising the CRC which forces companies to report and pay for energy-related emissions

03 Dec 2012

Carbon emission

IAASB publishes landmark green assurance standard

A new global standard to assure greenhouse gas statements is published by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

07 Jun 2012

Reverse VAT introduced on carbon trading

Taxman withdraws zero rate and introduces reverse payments of VAT on carbon emission trading

23 Aug 2010

France and Italy call for international carbon tax

Products imported from outside the EU should pay a tax on its carbon footprint, say Sarkozy and Berlusconi

19 Apr 2010

Video: Is it time to set carbon emissions standards?

Should the IASB prioritise a project on global rules for accounting for pollution?

17 Nov 2009

HMRC's zero-rated carbon VAT could create £50m revenue hole

Carbon VAT fraud sees taxman sacrifice revenues

03 Sep 2009

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How software as a service can meet the strategic needs of a growing business

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

Organisations are now looking for a software service that is cost effective, flexible, streamlined and able to meet the needs of the business both today and in the future

Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: In death comes clarity

The untimely death of a client makes The Practitioner think about the role of an accountant

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.