Now that Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is in effect, it’s easier to reflect on HMRC’s digitalisation initiative with clarity.
Where before certain parts of the legislation initially appeared unclear, today we’re able to identify the exact responsibilities of both clients and accountants. Whether that’s knowing how to move your accounts online or selecting bridging software to ensure compliance, all parties now have the resources to stay on the right side of the taxman come tax return deadlines.
Over the coming months we’ll see the first waves of small and micro employers reach their re-enrolment deadlines.
Re-enrolment means staff who opted out of their workplace pension are put back in by their employer. It’s an important task because it means these staff are given fresh encouragement to save for their retirement.
On the 27 June 2019 Mr Tony Loke Hoong Nam was re-elected as AIA Singapore branch President for another term during the 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM).
The previous year has been one of great success for the branch focusing on active interaction with local members, statutory boards and professional bodies within Singapore and bordering neighbour Malaysia.
Dr William Ho re-elected as Hong Kong branch President for another term during the 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM).
Commenting upon his re-election, Dr William Ho said: "With the support of the Executive Committee of the branch, I feel privileged to be re-elected the President of the AIA Hong Kong branch for another term.
A record number of people have graduated from the AIA Diploma programmes this year with the qualification fast becoming the first choice for aspiring accountants and business experts in Greece.
AIA has a long history of providing high quality and in-demand qualifications which are relevant to a fast paced, ever changing finance profession. Designed to meet the needs of a dynamic European financial sector, the AIA diploma equips graduates with the skills and practical knowledge to distinguish them from peers and professional rivals and are highly sought after by employers.
The Duke of Sussex in his role as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador presented the newly launched innovators in international development awards at a garden party attended by AIA to celebrate the Commonwealth’s 70th anniversary.
As a Commonwealth Accredited Organisation AIA recognise the importance of the newly launched innovators in international development awards which build upon the Commonwealth’s existing principles of promoting democracy and good governance, human rights and the rule of law, gender equality and sustainable economic and social development.