The Prime Minister Tony Blair has set up a ministerial committee to oversee work being done in both the private and public sector on the millennium date change.
The committee will be chaired by President of the Board of Trade, Margaret Beckett and will focus on:
– Systems in central government and government agencies.
– Systems in the rest of the public sector.
– Systems in the private sector.
Business and other organisations needing to plan back up in case their systems break down.
Other common issues sharing best practice, skills shortage.
The drive towards a fully digital tax regime is an admirable one, but mandation is simply wrong, according to one of the UK's most senior tax technology practitioners - Paul Aplin
Barclays has partnered with accounting software company Xero to provide businesses with access to transaction data through its direct feed.
Government's estimate of a £400m admin saving from Making Tax Digital is way off - and is instead a huge cost burden, warns Lamont Pridmore chief executive Graham Lamont
Xero unveiled its expanded global partner programme at Xerocon South, the accounting technology conference in Australasia