ACCA - The global body for professional accountants

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

Are whole of government accounts worth the time and expense? asks pioneering ACCA research

The first in-depth review is underway on whether a move by governments around the world to report their spending as a single consolidated set of figures is worth the time and effort The work is being carried out by Durham University research teams commissioned by ACCA…

Global 24 Sep 2014

Making the diversity business case add up

Accountants urged to get involved in data design and capture …

Global 23 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

Helen Brand OBE, statement re:the Scottish Referendum

Helen Brand OBE, statement re:the Scottish Referendum …

United Kingdom 19 Sep 2014

Irish corporate restructuring specialist elected as Vice President of global accountancy body

Brian McEnery, a Partner in BDO Ireland, specialising in corporate restructuring and healthcare consulting has been elected Vice President of the global body for professional accountants, ACCA …

Global 18 Sep 2014
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