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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Making Tax digital for businesses

Date: 4 April 2017 13:30 to 16:30

Type: Course, Legal and Regulatory, Tax

Organiser: Tyne and Wear

This session will bring you up to date with progress on Making Tax Digital, including any relevant legislation in Finance Act 2017, and the measures taken by HMRC to provide access to agents.

It is intended to give you confidence in tackling the detail of the making tax digital requirements and adapting the services you provide to your clients.

Content will include:

  • Making Tax Digital – the law: Content of Finance Bill 2017 affecting this area
  • The timetable – the various channels for MTD and who will join each of them at what point
  • Exemptions and special provisions for certain businesses
  • Quarterly updates and the annual declaration – what is involved?
  • Access for agents – how will this work?
  • Re-engineering your practice – what will your services look like?

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Ramside Hall Hotel

Ramside Hall Hotel,

Tel No: 0191 386 5282


Rebecca Benneyworth BSc FCA MBE

Rebecca Benneyworth BSc FCA MBE

Rebecca is an ICAEW Chartered Accountant. She is a lecturer, writer and consultant on a variety of taxes, lecturing extensively throughout the UK, to accountants, business people and also to HMRC and the Treasury.

She has her own accountancy practice based in Gloucestershire, with a variety of small business and personal tax clients. During the last two years this has become a 100% digital practice.

She is Chair of the HMRC Digital Advisory Group, providing help and support to HMRC in understanding the challenges that Making Tax Digital presents to small businesses and their advisers. She is also a member of the Admin Burdens Advisory Board, an independent group monitoring the burdens the tax system impose on businesses.

Rebecca is a past Chair of the Tax Faculty of the ICAEW, and serves on the Tax Faculty Board. She is ICAEW council member for South West England, and was awarded an MBE for services to the tax profession in 2012.

How to book

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You can also telephone the ICAEW central events booking team on 01908 248159 and pay over the phone.

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