Self Assessment

tax-burden

Tardy clients cause the biggest self assessment bugbear

Advisers want faster, clearer communications with clients during the self assessment filing season, finds a Wolters Kluwer/Accountancy Age survey

12 May 2014

HMRC building

Record self-assessment returns as HMRC unmoved on deadline

Ten million barrier falls for self-assessment returns, despite calls to push back deadline day

03 Feb 2014

Chas Roy-Chowdhury

Call for HMRC to relax self-assessment deadline

ACCA calls on HMRC to relax deadline to accommodate first-time self-assessment taxpayers

30 Jan 2014

Paperless self-assessment on the way, says HMRC

HMRC launches consultation on bringing through wholly paperless self-assessment

28 Nov 2013

AAT: Micro-businesses deterred by digital tax system

The UK's smallest businesses and the self-employed feel left behind by the tax system's move to digital submissions

15 Oct 2013

Former bank chief defeats taxman in 'careless error' tribunal

Tribunal rules against HMRC over its decision to refuse to suspend a penalty over a careless inaccuracy made by ex-bank CEO David Testa

05 Mar 2013

Taxman sends out 850,000 penalty notices

HM Revenue & Customs issues 850,000 penalty notices to taxpayers late in filing their self-assessment returns

19 Feb 2013

Taking Stock: Good job there's not a loud music tax

Musical tax skits on Youtube - they all sound the same to us old-timers

05 Feb 2013

Record 9.61 million file returns on time

After the 31 January deadline elapsing, HMRC announces a record high for on-time self-assessment tax returns

01 Feb 2013

Taking Stock: Many happy returns over Christmas

Christmas is a time for ... taxes, apparently

10 Jan 2013

Procrastination the biggest stumbling block in self-assessment

With the 31 January deadline fast approaching, procrastination is no longer an option for self-assessed taxpayers

09 Jan 2013

Don't get carried away with cash accounting

Keep your feet on the ground when considering cash accounting to help with tax bills, advisors warn the Chancellor

23 Mar 2012

ICAEW: Watch out for new HMRC fines

Late self-assessment filers could be charged £1,600 under new HMRC penalty scheme, ICAEW warns

16 Feb 2012

Online tax returns up 10% in 2011

More than seven million people have filed their tax returns online so far this year

31 Jan 2012

Strike action set to disrupt tax deadline day

31 January deadline remains but late filers may be able to claim 'reasonable excuse' if can't get through to call centres

26 Jan 2012

Win £100,000 for filing tax on time

The government is discussing an £100,000 prize draw to those that meet the self-assessment deadline

12 Jan 2012

Get your house in order for 31 Jan

With the tax return deadline looming, Iris's Charles Manly recommends getting the practice ready and raring first

12 Jan 2012

1,100 taxpayers swap turkey for tax returns

HMRC figures show 102 people saw in the new year completing their self-assessment return

04 Jan 2012

Record number of SA fines issued

Figures show 8% increase on last year as HMRC raises more revenue

17 Oct 2011

Payment on account letters delayed

HMRC has said self-assessment returns have been delayed by a month

22 Jul 2011

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Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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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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