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GDPR video available

By Bob Edwards / 6th October 2017
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We are all going to suffer unless we deal with the basic demands of the GDPR, the extended data protection

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Are HMRC setting up as tax advisors?

By Bob Edwards / 21st September 2017
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The following caught my attention today: Growing businesses to benefit from expert tax support A new service to directly help

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Hasty opinions – lost fees

By Bob Edwards / 21st September 2017
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There is a temptation when speaking with clients to confuse information with advice. A client may open-up over a pint

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Back to school already?

By Bob Edwards / 4th September 2017
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Welcome back. Summer holidays are over for most of us, perhaps a half-term break to look forward to, and then

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Connected persons

By Bob Edwards / 20th August 2017
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I have found a really useful page on the GOV.uk site that displays a fairly comprehensive list of “connected persons”

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MTDfB Video now available

By Bob Edwards / 2nd August 2017
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I have now produced a client information video regarding the current state of play of the MTDfB changes announced late

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PI cover for GDPR

By Bob Edwards / 1st August 2017
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I have been in discussion with Locktons recently, they are the PI insurers recommended by the ACCA, about the impact

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HMRC offering advice!

By Bob Edwards / 1st August 2017
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Tax practitioners will be alarmed to hear that HMRC have set up a new online tax forum. Their press release

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Further notes on Finance Bill (No 2) 2017 resolutions

By Bob Edwards / 25th July 2017
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Further guidance on the contents of the second finance bill for 2017 have been published on Gov.uk today. Download a

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Transforming the VAT return into an MTDfB Tax Return

By Bob Edwards / 24th July 2017
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I wasn’t in my bath when I had this particular Eureka moment, I was actually discussing the MTDfB changes with

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Directors and the National Living Wage

By Bob Edwards / 23rd July 2017
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Directors are considered to be office holders and therefore not entitled to the NLW. Directors with a service contact, even

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Free software for MTD

By Bob Edwards / 20th July 2017
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The terms of the software development agreement – that will drive the collaboration between developers and HMRC were published today.

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Clarity from HMRC…

By Bob Edwards / 14th July 2017
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HMRC have published a list of the “washed-up” provisions in the March 2017 budget that will be reinstated when parliament

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MTD up-to-date video available next week

By Bob Edwards / 13th July 2017
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Now that the changes to the implementation of MTD are known, see previous blog posting, I am revising my script

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Eureka, MTD deferred and more…

By Bob Edwards / 13th July 2017
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I have spent most of this week helping my youngest daughter and her partner decorate, fix fences and gates, and

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