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Tax advisers must help taxpayers ‘understand obligations’

CIOT new president sets out themes for the year

The new president of The Chartered Institute
of Taxation
has made the role a tax adviser plays in making the tax system
work, a key them of his presidential year.

Speaking at the Institute’s AGM,
Ernst & Young’s Rob
Ellerby
, announced his two key themes for his year at the helm of the CIOT.

Firstly, he said he wanted the institute’s professional qualifications to
reflect the needs of the tax professional in the 21st century.

Secondly he highlighted the role of the
Chartered Tax Adviser as the tax system
becomes more complex.

‘The tax adviser’s role has never been more crucial in ensuring that the
taxpayer understands their obligations and pays the correct tax,’ Ellerby said.

Further reading:

CIOT wants simplification of self assessment regime

CIoT looks to bolster technical team

CIOT says new tax rules from ‘Alice in Wonderland’

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