Taxmen strike gold
Fourteen Inland Revenue offices have achieved the Charter Mark award this year in recognition of their 'excellence in public service'.
One office – the Cumbernauld, East Kilbride and Newcastle Accounts Office – received it for a record third time with four offices (the Enforcement Office Scotland and Valuation Office Agency branches in south Wales, Manchester and south west England) winning for a second time.
The ICAEW Tax Faculty is running a TaxAid tax essentials update course at the The Royal Institute of British Architects on 7 February. The London Society of Chartered Accountants is running a course with the faculty on incorporation on 12 February at Chartered Accountants’ Hall. ACCA courses next month include: Income tax self assessment (Swansea, 5 February); Personal tax planning tips (Birmingham, 11 Feb 2003); and Inheritance and capital gains tax (Bristol, 12 February).
On 27 February, the Chartered Institute of Taxation hosts a talk at Somerset House in London.