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EU Council agreement on EU 2030 climate and energy policy framework targets: a positive signal for the rest of the world, according to ACCA

The accounting profession can play a major role in developing strategies and solutions in response to the carbon challenge, says ACCA…

Belgium 24 Oct 2014

The Government is paying lip service to the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission says ACCA

Politicians face a simple choice – act on the recommendations of the Commission or face a lost generation…

United Kingdom 20 Oct 2014

A Lord, a Dame and a Knight to speak at ACCA local government summit

Lord Andrew Adonis, Labour peer and former Minster for Schools and Transport Secretary; Dame Jane Roberts, chair of the New Local Government Network, and Sir Peter Rogers, Chair of Capacity Grid; are among the guest speakers for the second UK Local Government Summit, being held by ACCA …

United Kingdom 7 Oct 2014

Parties should ensure any tax change pledges are not just a popularity contest for the 2015 general election, says ACCA

Politicians face a simple choice – either raise taxes, cut spending or close the 'Tax Gap'…

United Kingdom 6 Oct 2014

HMRC chief quizzed by ACCA global forum on offshore tax evasion penalties

Jim Ferguson, deputy director at HMRC, talks shop with ACCA’s global tax experts …

United Kingdom 2 Oct 2014

Implementing the new audit reform: how to ensure the creation of a new vibrant market focused on quality

The challenge faced now by all stakeholders is implementing the new audit requirements in a consistent and constructive way …

Belgium 1 Oct 2014

Evaluating the impact of IFRS in the EU

Stakeholders discussed at the European Parliament the 6 main themes of the EC consultation on the impact of global accounting standards in Europe - the quality of IFRS, their costs and benefits in Europe, their enforcement and whether there should be changes to the IAS Regulation – and find that, although capable of improvement in a number of respects, IFRS are generally meeting their objectives in terms of capital markets…

Belgium 29 Sep 2014

Parties should ensure any tax change pledges are not just a popularity contest for the 2015 general election, says ACCA

Politicians face a simple choice – either raise taxes or help the taxman get the money he is owed…

United Kingdom 26 Sep 2014

Self-assessment deadline approaching

Deadline for paper returns is 31 October …

United Kingdom 22 Sep 2014

Child benefit claimants may need to register for self-assessment tax returns

The government’s changes to child benefit claims for any household with at least one person earning over £50,000 has resulted in many more people being required to register and complete self-assessment tax returns, and the deadline for registering is 5 October ACCA is warning today…

United Kingdom 22 Sep 2014
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