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Public sector finance not sustainable, according to the ACCA

Whilst public sector bodies are meeting the challenge set by the Government’s austerity measures, many of their tactics are not suited for the long haul, according to (more…)

HMRC taking more tax from large firms

HMRC’s VAT avoidance investigations have led to a record-breaking additional tax take in the last 12 months, according to research carried out by legal company Pinsent Masons.

The analysis comes after HMRC looked, in detail, into avoidance among the country’s (more…)

HMRC seeks Audit Scotland refund

HMRC is looking to recoup over £4 million in VAT rebates from Audit Scotland after claiming that it has been paid incorrectly since 2006.

Although Audit Scotland may be a big fish, the case goes to show why an accountant in Chester, or anywhere else (more…)

Businesses now required to include more detail in reports

New narrative reporting requirements for businesses in the UK are now in force, with the ICAEW saying they could provoke auditors into taking a new stance when it (more…)

Five things to remember when filling in VAT returns

Filling in VAT returns certainly won’t be every business owner’s favourite task, but there are some things which can be done to ensure the process (more…)

PAYE – some frequently asked questions

PAYE stands for ‘pay as you earn’. It is a system administrated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) that enables employees to pay their National Insurance contributions, sometimes (more…)

More action being taken against illegal phoenix companies

The number of directors who have been confronted after re-launching their businesses as phoenix companies has risen by almost 100 per cent in the last (more…)