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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

What’s new in tax and budget update

Date: 1 April 2014 13:30 - 16:30

Type: Tax

Organiser: NEYCAG, Tyne and Wear

This session will include all of the current topical tax issues for the smaller practice. Timed just after Budget 2014, Rebecca will look at changes and issues which will affect the advice you give to your clients on a daily basis. As chair of the ICAEW Tax Faculty this year she will give insight into recent developments and topical issues.

Course content

The exact content of the course will, of course, depend on developments and announcements in the run up to the date of the course, but the course is likely to cover:

  •  Budget 2014 hot topics and surprises – what do I need to do? A roundup of the key Budget 2014 announcements and changes
  • Universal credit – what is happening?
  • Auto enrolment pre planning
  • Capital allowance issues
  • Incorporation – what are the current tax savings? Employment allowance impact on profit extraction methods
  • RTI – a year on; penalties for all!
  • HMRC Agent strategy progress report
  • Current compliance initiatives


Rate Cost
Price per person – online/telephone booking £84 inc. VAT
Price per person unemployed/retired – online/telephone booking £42 inc. VAT
Price per person – postal booking £90 inc. VAT
Price per person unemployed/retired – postal booking £45 inc. VAT

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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

The easiest way to book is online by clicking the button to Book Online at icaew.com – you will be able to log into your account at icaew.com and pay with your debit or credit card.

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

Alternatively you can download a booking form or book by email.