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.
Speaking at a New City Agenda event held in the Houses of Parliament on 16 May 2019, Sir John Kingman, the author of the independent review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) set out the broad range of 83 recommendations contained within the report and his expectation of future reform to implement the review.
On 8 May finalists were invited to attend the Barker Brooks Communications organised Yorkshire Accountancy Awards at the New Dock Hall in Leeds. AIA were once again honoured to be part of the gender balanced judging panel for this prestigious Xero sponsored event, which celebrates the achievements and successes of the Yorkshire region’s best and brightest talent.
The 87th Annual General Meeting of the Association of International Accountants (AIA), the global body for professional accountants, was held on Thursday 9 May 2019 at 4pm at The University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU for the following purposes:
AIA honoured to be recognised as a Member of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) Foundation. To celebrate the recognition AIA attended a tea reception, hosted by PolyU on Thursday 09 May 2019 in the Alumni Atrium, Chung Sze Yuen Building, PolyU. During the reception AIA were also awarded a certificate of appreciation in acknowledgment of the continued support and commitment shown to the University’s development over many years.
In 2019 the Commonwealth celebrates the 70th anniversary of the signing of the London Declaration on 26 April 1949, which brought into being the modern Commonwealth and established a network of nations with shared values.