IT literacy a “prerequisite” for accountants

People In Business IT literacy a “prerequisite” for accountants

2m Sonia Sharma

IT literacy a “prerequisite” for accountants

A basic level of IT literacy combined with investment in training and personal development is essential for staff and new hires at accountancy firms t...

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Accountants need “back-up from HMRC” in MTD ITSA transition

HMRC Accountants need “back-up from HMRC” in MTD ITSA transition

3m Sam Alberti

Accountants need “back-up from HMRC” in MTD ITSA t...

HMRC intends to atone for poor communications during MTD for VAT, a spokesperson said Read More...

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MTD ITSA planning must begin “as soon as possible” despite two-year buffer

MTD MTD ITSA planning must begin “as soon as possible” despite two-year buffer

4m Sam Alberti

MTD ITSA planning must begin “as soon as possible”...

Experts advise a highly structured approach to planning in order to achieve compliance on time Read More...

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Non-compliance risk for “laggards” as MTD for VAT lands

MTD Non-compliance risk for “laggards” as MTD for VAT lands

5m Sam Alberti

Non-compliance risk for “laggards” as MTD for VAT ...

Scepticism among the smallest businesses poses a key challenge for advisers Read More...

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Research suggests 2 out of 3 accountants expect to offer new services due to MTD for ITSA

MTD Research suggests 2 out of 3 accountants expect to offer new services due to MTD for ITSA

5m Sam Alberti

Research suggests 2 out of 3 accountants expect to...

But practices must also find a way to manage the increased workload Read More...

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Addressing the challenges of MTD for VAT

MTD Addressing the challenges of MTD for VAT

5m Prashant Ganti

Addressing the challenges of MTD for VAT

With Making Tax Digital for VAT changes due in April, Zoho’s Prashant Ganti discusses and addresses the challenges with these new measures Read More...

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Majority of accountants see MTD for ITSA as “growth opportunity”, survey finds

MTD Majority of accountants see MTD for ITSA as “growth opportunity”, survey finds

5m Sam Alberti

Majority of accountants see MTD for ITSA as “growt...

Both practices and clients must adopt new digital solutions to ensure they are MTD compliant by April 2024 Read More...

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SMEs urged to choose MTD software wisely as April 2022 deadline fast approaches

MTD SMEs urged to choose MTD software wisely as April 2022 deadline fast approaches

6m Maria Volpe

SMEs urged to choose MTD software wisely as April ...

Small businesses should review end-to-end VAT process to ensure it is fully compliant with the upcoming MTD for VAT rules Read More...

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MTD investment represents an “opportunity rather than burden” for SMEs

MTD MTD investment represents an “opportunity rather than burden” for SMEs

8m Sam Alberti

MTD investment represents an “opportunity rather t...

Research has shown a widespread scepticism among small businesses in the UK Read More...

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Digitising partial exemption is a matter of transformation, not just automation

MTD Digitising partial exemption is a matter of transformation, not just automation

8m Tax Systems

Digitising partial exemption is a matter of transf...

The recent increase in the VAT tax gap sees many expect partial exemption will come into the scope of HMRC’s MTD initiative, according to Garry Young,...

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MTD for income tax – what’s going on?

MTD MTD for income tax – what’s going on?

10m Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

MTD for income tax – what’s going on?

Emma Rawson, technical officer at the Association of Taxation Technicians, outlines the key takeaways for advisers and businesses following the announ...

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MTD for income tax delay “welcome” but concerns remain, industry argues

Making Tax Digital MTD for income tax delay “welcome” but concerns remain, industry argues

11m Sam Alberti

MTD for income tax delay “welcome” but concerns re...

The postponement must not distract from the "unmanageable" requirements of MTD Read More...

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MTD for income tax for landlords explained

MTD MTD for income tax for landlords explained

12m Sage | Sponsored

MTD for income tax for landlords explained

With the deadline on the horizon, accounting software provider Sage breaks down the complexities of MTD for Income Tax and how landlords could fall wi...

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Software market unready for looming MTD deadline

MTD Software market unready for looming MTD deadline

12m Sam Alberti

Software market unready for looming MTD deadline

The onus is on businesses to achieve MTD compliance, but this process is hindered by complicated and expensive software Read More...

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All systems go for MTD... but do errors exist in returns?

Making Tax Digital All systems go for MTD... but do errors exist in returns?

1y Matt Lewis

All systems go for MTD... but do errors exist in r...

April 1 has been and gone so all eligible businesses must now comply with the final phase of MTD for VAT by implementing digital links from their sour...

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MTD: The story so far

MTD MTD: The story so far

2y Sam Alberti

MTD: The story so far

The UK's plan to digitalise the tax system is well underway Read More...

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Making Tax Digital and PESM

Making Tax Digital Making Tax Digital and PESM

2y Matt Lewis

Making Tax Digital and PESM

Partial Exemption Special Method (PESM) doesn’t have to be part of MTD for VAT but it makes a lot of sense to automate it, as Matt Lewis explains Read...

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Tax partners raise MTD queries

Making Tax Digital Tax partners raise MTD queries

2y Leanna Reeves

Tax partners raise MTD queries

Tax partners say MTD’s goals still remain unclear Read More...

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MTD extension opens opportunities for tech vendors

Making Tax Digital MTD extension opens opportunities for tech vendors

2y Leanna Reeves

MTD extension opens opportunities for tech vendors

HMRC’s draft tax system agenda to expand the customer base of software providers Read More...

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The devil’s in the tax data

Tax The devil’s in the tax data

2y Alastair Sharp, Tax Systems | Sponsored

The devil’s in the tax data

Cleansing and analysing your data can save you time and help you use your data more intelligently, as Alastair Sharp explains Read More...

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Digital revolution: How the pandemic is accelerating the adoption of tax technology

Coronavirus Digital revolution: How the pandemic is accelerating the adoption of tax technology

2y Andy Mills

Digital revolution: How the pandemic is accelerati...

Remote working, coupled with the need to ‘do more with less’, is spurring uptake, as Andy Mills explains Read More...

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Myths and misinformation around MTD Phase 2

Making Tax Digital Myths and misinformation around MTD Phase 2

2y Matt Lewis

Myths and misinformation around MTD Phase 2

There is still a great deal of confusion over the MTD for VAT process, particularly when it comes to phase 2 – the mandation of digital links. This is...

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What is a Digital Link?

HMRC What is a Digital Link?

2y Matt Lewis

What is a Digital Link?

The second phase of MTD for VAT will see businesses required to implement digital links to create an end-to-end digital reporting process. But what IS...

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Survey: What does the future of tax look like?

MTD Survey: What does the future of tax look like?

3y Tom Lemmon

Survey: What does the future of tax look like?

While digital transformation within tax was in motion, MTD kickstarted a revolution in technological capabilities for those within the profession. But...

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Is MTD a solution to an old way of working?

Making Tax Digital Is MTD a solution to an old way of working?

3y Chris Jewers

Is MTD a solution to an old way of working?

As more advanced tax technologies become commonly used, employing AI and real-time data feedback, will the problem MTD is trying to solve become obsol...

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Navigating MTD changes and stress with technology

MTD Navigating MTD changes and stress with technology

3y Shannon Moyer

Navigating MTD changes and stress with technology

The upcoming MTD rollouts open up avenues for accountancy firms to update their technology, but these technological changes may place undue stress on ...

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Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 6 - The future of MTD

Making Tax Digital Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 6 - The future of MTD

3y Tom Lemmon

Podcast: Inside Accountancy Episode 6 - The future...

In our latest podcast, Andy Dancer, CTO of Tax Systems, talks to Tom Lemmon about what to expect in the next phases of MTD. Read More...

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