Tax blog for accountants

News and views from our experts.

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 »

Improving cash flow using effective credit control

written by Digita Support, 9 November 2016

by Julie Sandford, Customer Support.

Customers paying late can have a detrimental effect on a businesses cash flow. Avoiding late payment of invoices to improve cash flow can be achieved by implementing effective debt collection and credit control processes. I’ve put together a few tips regarding this which you may find helpful. more »

Shortcuts and tips for customers using Digita CT Advanced

written by Digita Support, 25 October 2016

by Chloe Procter, Customer Support.

Did you know that many of the functions in CT Advanced can be carried out by using command keys?

This guide takes you through some of the key timesavers which we hope you will find useful. 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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The Many Faces of Outstanding Client Service

written by Editor, 1 September 2016

Client Service

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

Client referrals can be one of the most powerful ways for your practice to meet lead generation targets. In today’s highly competitive market, acquiring new business is a challenge for everyone. However, successfully implementing a referral program can put your practice one step ahead of the curve. more »

24 October is Making Tax Digital Day!

written by Editor, 26 August 2016

Making Tax Digital

Live Discussions on Making Tax Digital – Supported by Thomson Reuters

We’re excited to be involved in two upcoming Making Tax Digital live broadcast sessions on 24 October at AccountingWEB’s Practice Excellence Live! These free sessions are interactive and purely online, so you’ll have every opportunity to attend and have your say on MTD.

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Reaction to Making Tax Digital Consultation

written by Editor, 23 August 2016

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

Making Tax Digital

Just two weeks (2 August 2016) before the long-awaited release of the Making Tax Digital (MTD) consultation documents (15 August 2016) we polled more than 350 accountants. Unsurprisingly, 91% feel there isn’t enough information available on MTD, and this lack of information has caused much uncertainly, speculation and concern. more »

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