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Making Tax Digital – What’s Covered in HMRC’s Consultation Outcome?

written by Editor, 20 February 2017

Making Tax Digital

Guest blog by, Mark Purdue, Product Manager – Tax Products at Thomson Reuters

Hopefully you’re already familiar with Making Tax Digital (MTD), but to briefly recap, it was first announced back in March 2015 in the Government’s Budget. It’s HMRC’s ambitious plan to bring tax compliance fully online by 2020. more »

Document management for accountancy practices made easy

written by Editor, 17 February 2017

Document management for accountancy practices

Guest blog by, Lauren Coates, Solutions Consultant, Thomson Reuters

The industry is changing due to Making Tax Digital and accountancy practices are now at a tipping point where they need to adapt to new processes. With a lot of unanswered questions around how the new tax regime will work in practice, accountants need to concentrate even more on communicating with their clients. more »

Digital Technology Trends in 2017 – and Those to Watch Out For!

written by Editor, 27 January 2017

Digital Technology Trends in 2017

Guest blog by, Zara Osman, Solutions Consultant, Thomson Reuters

What’s the current situation?

We all use social media, smart phones and internet banking on a daily basis. Once revolutionary, app and cloud technology has now crept into our everyday lives to become the norm. This global transition is driven by our need for interconnectivity and mobility. Behind the scenes, networks of data gathering sensors and machine-to-machine communication are all hard at work. more »

Making Tax Digital: everything you need to know in one convenient place

written by Editor, 19 January 2017

Guest blog by, Chris Taylor, Marketing Assistant, Thomson Reuters

Get your views heard

So far, the journey to Making Tax Digital (MTD) has been far from smooth. A lack of transparency has left 91% of tax and accounting professionals feeling that there is not enough information available at present. To add to this, the majority of practitioners believe they have been kept completely in the dark with regards to the proposed move to digital tax accounts by 2018. more »

Making Tax Digital: The Challenge | A Guide for Sole Practitioners and Smaller Firms

written by Editor, 12 January 2017


Making Tax Digital: The Challenge is a helpful and honest guide written specifically for sole practitioners and smaller firms – arguably the most challenged due to limited time and resources.

Tax expert Mark Purdue provides clear insight into the potential challenges of Making Tax Digital, with supporting commentary from candid interviews with senior practitioners around three key areas: more »

Thomson Reuters and Xero have teamed up to offer an optimised workflow

written by Editor, 8 December 2016


With April 2018 fast approaching, time is running out for accountants to embrace change and get their business ready for the journey to be Making Tax Digital compliant. more »

Registration now open for Synergy 2017

written by Editor, 5 December 2016

Synergy 2017

Synergy 2017 promises to be an unmissable customer conference designed to help proactive tax and accounting professionals stay ahead of the curve. more »

Autumn Statement – the key points for accountants

written by Editor, 23 November 2016


Guest blog by, Mark Purdue, Product Manager – Tax Products, Thomson Reuters

Traditionally, the Autumn Statement focuses on the wider economy, with less emphasis on major changes to tax legislation, and this year’s statement didn’t disappoint! more »

Congratulations to our customers for the Practice Excellence Awards 2016

written by Editor, 21 October 2016

Practice Excellence

Last night AccountingWEB held the Practice Excellence Awards 2016, the evening celebrates the very best firms and individuals in the profession today.

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View our on-demand webinars

written by Editor, 18 October 2016


In our latest series of webinars, our experts provide insight into the most up-to-date solutions for accountants in practice as well as current industry developments, such as Making Tax Digital.

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Top Tips on How To Get Your Emails Noticed

written by Editor, 14 October 2016

Email Marketing

Guest blog by, Chris Taylor, Marketing Assistant, Thomson Reuters

Email marketing has been overshadowed in recent years, thanks to the fast moving, up to the minute sharing capabilities of social media. However, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices have made it easier than ever for consumers to access their e-mails anytime, anywhere. more »

Making Tax Digital: Get your views heard – time is running out

written by Editor, 6 October 2016

Get your views heard

Get your views on Making Tax Digital heard

HMRC published its six Making Tax Digital (MTD) consultation documents on 15 August 2016 – setting out ambitious plans to simplify tax and make it digital.

However, with Autumn now upon us, poll results from our recent webinar Making Tax Digital Explained highlighted an alarming lack of response to the ongoing HMRC consultation. more »

New infographic: accountants views on Making Tax Digital

written by Editor, 30 September 2016

We recently conducted a series of live polls with over 400 accountants on Making Tax Digital during our recent webinars with resident Thomson Reuters tax expert, Mark Purdue.

These stats have been turned into our latest infographic which visually charts the views of accountants on MTD.

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Thomson Reuters tax expert explains MTD consultations

written by Editor, 21 September 2016

Making Tax Digital

Free Webinar | Making Tax Digital: Explained 22 September 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

What do HMRC’s consultation documents entail? How will the proposed changes affect you, your practice and your clients?

These are just some of the many questions that our tax expert Mark Purdue will answer in tomorrow’s webinar when he clearly explains the main points, benefits, concerns and considerations. more »

Join us for one of our free upcoming webinars this September

written by Editor, 12 September 2016

Upcoming Webinars
Does your software perform as well as you’d hoped? Is your workflow falling over? Don’t wait until next year to review your software – give yourself a head start by attending our interactive series of online events this autumn. These upcoming webinars are designed to help you take stock and address areas of your practice and software which you may want to improve before the busy self assessment season starts again.

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